Contract Administrator Salary with Contract Negotiation skills

Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills can expect to earn an average of $61K annually. Overall cash earnings for Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills stretch from $41K on the lower end to $88K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $8K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length and the particular employer. For the most part, Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills who responded to the questionnaire — 68 percent to be exact. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$41,664 - $86,493
(Median)
$42K
$61K
$86K
MEDIAN: $61,386
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$16.64 - $36.29
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$17
$24
$36
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$41,664 - $86,493  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,747  
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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$40,750 - $88,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 764
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.64 - $36.29  
   
Overtime
$20.79 - $54.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,747  
   
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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$40,750 - $88,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 137
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The consistently lowest paying firm is Northrop Grumman Corporation, where the median salary is just $60K. There isn't much variation there, either; the pay scale ranges only from $50K to $94K.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Administrator with Contract Negotiation skills

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


For Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $55K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $63K. On average, Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills make $70K following one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Contract Administrator generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $80K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills, Seattle provides a pay rate that is 35 percent greater than the national average. Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+23 percent), St. Louis (+22 percent), San Francisco (+13 percent), and Washington (+13 percent). Falling short of the national average by 18 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Phoenix. Below-median salaries also turn up in Huntsville and Chicago (11 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Contract Administrator with Contract Negotiation skills Salaries

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Experienced
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National Average
$61,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 184 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 10%
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