Earnings for Contract Coordinators in the United States come in at around $18.41 per hour on average. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Contract Coordinators making up 74 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,310 - $65,989
(Median)
$34K
$46K
$66K
MEDIAN: $46,256
10%
50%
90%

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$14.18 - $23.47
(Median)
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,310 - $65,989  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
Profit Sharing
$14,740  
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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$31,057 - $59,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.18 - $23.47  
   
Overtime
$19.16 - $32.65  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
   
Profit Sharing
$14,740  
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).
)
$31,057 - $59,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 160
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Job Description for Contract Coordinator

Contract coordinators are in charge of organizational procedures related to planning, scheduling, and contracting duties for their company. They handle administrative tasks, as well as respond to internal and external correspondence following established company procedures. These coordinators must follow strict privacy policies in their duties, as they handle confidential materials on a regular basis. They monitor contract milestones and other billing activities to create detailed reports for portfolio records at specified time intervals.

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Contract Coordinator Tasks

  • Participate in ordering, data control, and collection of metrics.
  • Produce quotes and estimates for potential new contracts.
  • Manage existing contracts, ensuring that money, services and goods are received on time.
  • Modify, update, and maintain contracts and associated documentation, processing, and communicating changes.

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Many Contract Coordinators move into Contract Administrator roles, in which average pay is a slightly higher $51K per year.

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Popular Skills for Contract Coordinator


Job skills reported by Contract Coordinators are limited. Those who have experience with Contract Negotiation, Contract Management, and Microsoft Excel can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel. For most people, competency in Contract Management indicates knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Coordinator

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $42K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $46K. Contract Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $47K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $54K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Contract Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Contract Coordinator Salaries

Contract Management
up arrow 2%

Contract Negotiation
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National Average
$43,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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