Contract Administrator with Office Administration Skills Salary

Median pay for Contract Administrators with Office Administration skills lies in the neighborhood of $48K annually. Overall cash earnings for Contract Administrators with Office Administration skills stretch from $33K on the lower end to $66K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $5K from bonuses and $8K from profit sharing. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Work is enjoyable for Contract Administrators with Office Administration skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Contract Administrators with Office Administration skills (89 percent) who participated in the survey are women. A strong majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,981 - $67,763
(Median)
$35K
$48K
$68K
MEDIAN: $47,761
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$14.30 - $26.22
(Median)
$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,981 - $67,763  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,956  
Profit Sharing
$931 - $8,243  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,706 - $66,325  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 329
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.30 - $26.22  
   
Overtime
$18.38 - $40.08  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,956  
   
Profit Sharing
$931 - $8,243  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,706 - $66,325  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 210
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Pay by Experience Level for Contract Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Contract Administrators with Office Administration skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $42K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $47K. Contract Administrators with Office Administration skills see a median salary of $52K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $59K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Contract Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 134 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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