Contract Coordinator Salary

Earnings for Contract Coordinators in the United States come in at around $46K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Contract Coordinators bottoms out near $31K and approaches $61K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $5K from bonuses and almost $6K from profit sharing. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Contract Coordinators survey respondents are women (77 percent). A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The majority of Contract Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$33,697 - $63,986
(Median)
$34K
$46K
$64K
MEDIAN: $45,520
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90%

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$13.38 - $22.99
(Median)
$13
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,697 - $63,986  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,364  
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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$31,203 - $61,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 282
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.38 - $22.99  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $34.46  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,364  
   
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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$31,203 - $61,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 201
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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 who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. 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.


Contract Coordinators with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $41K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $45K. Contract Coordinators see a median salary of $48K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $53K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Contract Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Contract Coordinator Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%

Contract Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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