Contract Coordinator Salary

Earnings for Contract Coordinators in the United States come in at around $45K per year on average. Overall cash earnings for Contract Coordinators stretch from $32K on the lower end to $59K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $5K from bonuses and $6K from profit sharing. Location and career length 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. Job satisfaction for Contract Coordinators is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage.

$33,610 - $62,739
(Median)
$34K
$45K
$63K
MEDIAN: $44,959
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$13.55 - $23.46
(Median)
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,610 - $62,739  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,028  
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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$31,764 - $59,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 246
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.55 - $23.46  
   
Overtime
$17.43 - $33.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,028  
   
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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$31,764 - $59,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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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Many Contract Coordinators move into Contract Administrator roles, in which average pay is a slightly higher $51K per year.

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Contract Coordinators report a focused set of job skills. Contract Negotiation and Contract Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Contract Negotiation is a skill commonly found among those who know Contract Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Coordinator

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


For Contract Coordinators, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. During the first five years of their careers, Contract Coordinators see a median income of $41K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $44K. Contract Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $47K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Contract Coordinator with more than 20 years of experience can earn $53K on average.

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Experience Affects Contract Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Contract Coordinator Salaries

Contract Negotiation
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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
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 14%
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