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Contract Coordinator Salary

The average Contract Coordinator in the United States earns approximately $45K per year. Total cash compensation to Contract Coordinators approaches anywhere from $32K on the lower end to $60K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $5K from bonuses and upwards of $6K from profit sharing. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Contract Coordinators survey respondents are women (74 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Contract Coordinators is high.

$33,513 - $63,223
(Median)
$34K
$45K
$63K
MEDIAN: $44,966
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$13.55 - $23.46
(Median)
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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
$33,513 - $63,223  
   
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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$31,708 - $59,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 250
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 - $23.46  
   
Overtime
$17.64 - $33.45  
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.
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$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).
)
$31,708 - $59,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 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 usually report a few specific skills. Contract Negotiation and Contract Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Contract Management and Contract Negotiation are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Coordinator

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


For many Contract Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Contract Coordinators in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $41K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $44K. For Contract Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $47K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Contract Coordinator generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $55K.

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Experience Affects Contract Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Contract Coordinator Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 5%

Contract Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 86 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
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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