Contract Analyst Salary (United States)

A Contract Analyst earns an average salary of $54,269 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Legal Compliance and Contract Negotiation. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Contract Analyst Total Pay (?
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$39,740 - $77,732
(Median)
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54K
66K
78K
MEDIAN: $54,268
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Contract Analyst Total Pay (?
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$15.36 - $35.14
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35
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,740 - $77,732  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,123  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $19,574  
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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$39,361 - $80,227  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 573
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.36 - $35.14  
   
Overtime
$20.22 - $43.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,123  
   
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $19,574  
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).
)
$39,361 - $80,227  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 573
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Job Description for Contract Analyst

A contract analyst is responsible for carefully analyzing the details of business contracts to ensure that the terms are equitable for the company and that management is properly instructed on terms and expectations for both parties. It is the responsibility of the contract analyst to make sure that the contract honestly represents the company's commitments, analyzing clauses and understanding stipulations to avoid legal complications. The analyst may be responsible for negotiating with the other party over terms and conditions, and producing drafts of contracts to be reviewed by upper management. They also may examine the backgrounds of the contracting party to verify their reliability.
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Contract Analyst Tasks
  • Review proposals for changes in contract terms and contract renewals.
  • Ensure that both parties are fulfilling contract obligations.
  • Analyze contract terms to determine the obligations of both parties.
  • Prepare cost estimates based on contract terms.

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Pay by Experience Level for Contract Analyst

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

Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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Atlanta
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Dallas
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Minneapolis
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New York
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National Average
$54,000
Chicago
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St. Louis
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Charlotte
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Experience Affects Contract Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
National Average
$54,000

Skills That Affect Contract Analyst Salaries

Contract Management
0%
Financial Analysis
0%
National Average
$54,000

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Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 10%
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