Contract Administrator with Contract Negotiation Skills Salary

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 — which occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing — stretch from around $41K to approximately $88K. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by career duration, but the particular city and the particular employer are influential factors as well. Job satisfaction for Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills is high. Women make up the majority of Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills (69 percent) who completed the questionnaire. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$42,264 - $86,677
(Median)
$42K
$61K
$87K
MEDIAN: $61,262
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$16.60 - $35.48
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$17
$24
$35
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$42,264 - $86,677  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,307  
Profit Sharing
$633 - $10,137  
Commission
$6,286  
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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$40,996 - $88,291  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 896
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.60 - $35.48  
   
Overtime
$21.67 - $49.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,307  
   
Commission
$6,286  
Profit Sharing
$633 - $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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$40,996 - $88,291  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 171
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Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills flock to The Boeing Company for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $77K lead the pack in compensation; however, The Boeing Company also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $45K at one end to $95K at the other end.

BAE Systems Inc. offers the least pay with a median salary of $61K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $65K.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Administrator

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. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $63K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $55K. Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills bring in $69K after working for 10 to 20 years. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $80K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,331

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For those looking to make money, Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 21 percent above the national average. Contract Administrators with Contract Negotiation skills will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+21 percent), New York (+19 percent), St. Louis (+16 percent), and Washington (+13 percent). With compensation 16 percent below the national average, Phoenix is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Denver and Dallas (15 percent lower and 13 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Contract Administrator Salaries

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National Average
$60,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 200 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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