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Contract Coordinator Salary

Average Contract Coordinators in the United States make around $45K per year. In the world of Contract Coordinators, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $6K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $32K and $60K. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Contract Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most Contract Coordinators survey respondents are women (75 percent). A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$33,494 - $63,266
(Median)
$33K
$45K
$63K
MEDIAN: $44,965
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90%

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$13.55 - $23.18
(Median)
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,494 - $63,266  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,955  
Profit Sharing
$81.09 - $6,438  
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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$31,651 - $59,907  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 249
National Hourly Rate 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$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.55 - $23.18  
   
Overtime
$17.71 - $33.42  
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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,955  
   
Profit Sharing
$81.09 - $6,438  
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).
)
$31,651 - $59,907  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 186

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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.

Common Career Paths for Contract Coordinator


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Contract Coordinators often transition into upper-level roles like Contract Administrator, for which the average compensation is $51K per year.

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Survey takers who work as Contract Coordinators report a focused set of job skills. Contract Negotiation and Contract Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Competency in Contract Management frequently indicates knowledge of Contract Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Coordinator

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


Contract Coordinators with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $41K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $44K. For Contract Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $47K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $55K.

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Experience Affects Contract Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Contract Coordinator Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 5%

Contract Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 14%
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