Contract Administrator with Office Administration Skills Salary

An average Contract Administrator with Office Administration skills can expect to take home roughly $48K per year. Cash earnings for Contract Administrators with Office Administration skills — which occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing — stretch from around $33K to approximately $66K. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Contract Administrators with Office Administration skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Contract Administrators with Office Administration skills who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 89 percent. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$34,981 - $67,763
(Median)
$35K
$48K
$68K
MEDIAN: $47,761
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90%

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$14.30 - $26.22
(Median)
$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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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.


For Contract Administrators with Office Administration skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $42K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $47K. On average, Contract Administrators with Office Administration skills make $52K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $59K.

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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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