Contract Coordinator Salary

Contract Coordinators in the United States take home an average $45K per year. Final cash compensation to Contract Coordinators varies from around $32K to approximately $60K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $6K, respectively. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Contract Coordinators make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. Work is enjoyable for Contract Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part.

$33,610 - $62,741
(Median)
$34K
$45K
$63K
MEDIAN: $44,959
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$13.45 - $23.46
(Median)
$13
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,610 - $62,741  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
Profit Sharing
$80.54 - $6,483  
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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$31,587 - $59,598  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 246
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.45 - $23.46  
   
Overtime
$17.36 - $33.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
   
Profit Sharing
$80.54 - $6,483  
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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$31,587 - $59,598  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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 may enjoy increased earnings if they become Contract Administrators. This seems to be a popular career move, and Contract Administrator earn a slightly higher median of $51K annually.

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Contract Coordinators who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Contract Negotiation and Contract Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. It is not unusual for someone who knows Contract Management to be familiar with Contract Negotiation as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Coordinator

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $41K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $44K on average. Contract Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $47K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Contract Coordinator generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $53K.

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Experience Affects Contract Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Contract Coordinator Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 5%

Contract Management
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National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

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