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Contract Administrator Salary with Contract Negotiation skills

Earnings for Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills come in at around $61K per year on average. Cash earnings for Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills — including $8K in bonuses and $10K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $41K to $88K depending on individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the company and tenure. There are more female Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 68 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Most Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$41,757 - $85,952
(Median)
$42K
$61K
$86K
MEDIAN: $61,383
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90%

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$16.37 - $36.31
(Median)
$16
$23
$36
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
$41,757 - $85,952  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,586  
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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$40,739 - $88,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 696
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.37 - $36.31  
   
Overtime
$20.42 - $54.54  
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 - $7,586  
   
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).
)
$40,739 - $88,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 119

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Northrop Grumman Corporation offers the lowest compensation; the median salary there averages out to only $58K. The pay range is also narrow, ranging between $49K and $86K.

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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $55K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $63K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills make a median salary of $70K. 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 $79K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills, Seattle provides a pay rate that is 40 percent greater than the national average. Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+22 percent), St. Louis (+22 percent), Boston (+19 percent), and San Francisco (+13 percent). Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills in Phoenix take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 32 percent less than 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
33%
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: 9%