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Contract Administrator Salary with Contract Negotiation skills

An average Contract Administrator with Contract Negotiation skills can expect to take home roughly $61K annually. Total cash compensation to Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills bottoms out near $41K and approaches $88K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $8K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geography, followed by career duration and the specific company. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the majority of Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills (68 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$41,709 - $86,480
(Median)
$42K
$61K
$86K
MEDIAN: $61,489
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90%

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$16.43 - $36.51
(Median)
$16
$24
$37
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$41,709 - $86,480  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,708  
Profit Sharing
$630 - $10,213  
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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$40,771 - $88,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 719
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.43 - $36.51  
   
Overtime
$20.52 - $49.63  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,708  
   
Profit Sharing
$630 - $10,213  
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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$40,771 - $88,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 123

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The pay scale is far from balanced at Northrop Grumman Corporation. While salaries on one end can reach $94K, the company's median pay sits at $60K, the lowest in the field.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Administrator with Contract Negotiation skills

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


Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $55K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $63K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $70K in this role. 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 $80K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills that is 39 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+23 percent), Charlotte (+23 percent), St. Louis (+21 percent), and Washington (+14 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills is geography, with workers in Phoenix earning a whopping 32 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 20 percent less in Huntsville and 11 percent less in Chicago, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Contract Administrator with Contract Negotiation skills Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$61,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 181 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 10%
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