Contract Administrator with Contract Negotiation Skills Salary

Median pay for Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills is around $63K per year, but employers in Houston offer the biggest paychecks; average compensation in that city is approximately $95K. Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+36 percent), Herndon (+28 percent), Los Angeles (+13 percent), and Baltimore (+12 percent). This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,763 - $89,294
$46K
$63K
$89K
MEDIAN: $63,202
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$16.02 - $37.00
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$22
$37
MEDIAN: $21.88
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$0$90K
Salary $45,763 - $89,294
Bonus $988 - $9,814
Profit Sharing $824 - $10,137
Commission $10,800
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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$42,799 - $90,598
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 607
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $16.02 - $37.00
Overtime $23.30 - $50.85
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $988 - $9,814
Commission $10,800
Profit Sharing $824 - $10,137
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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$42,799 - $90,598
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 107

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Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Northrop Grumman Corporation, where the median salary comes to $73K, though the large pay difference between employees at the top ($59K) and those starting out ($134K) creates a rather diverse pay scale.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Contract Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Contract Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 306 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Contract Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 267 salaries. An experienced Contract Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 184 salaries. A Contract Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 69 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,357

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Key Stats for Contract Administrator

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 139 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Contract Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

▲11%

▲4%

National Average
$62,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 139 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 8%
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