Contract Coordinator Salary

Pay for Contract Coordinators in the United States sits in the ballpark of $45K annually. Total cash earnings of Contract Coordinators range from $32K on the low end to $60K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $5K and $6K, respectively. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most Contract Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most Contract Coordinators survey respondents are women (75 percent). Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,433 - $62,883
(Median)
$33K
$45K
$63K
MEDIAN: $44,779
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90%

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$13.58 - $23.12
(Median)
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,433 - $62,883  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,938  
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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$31,786 - $59,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 258
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.58 - $23.12  
   
Overtime
$17.99 - $33.50  
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 - $4,938  
   
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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$31,786 - $59,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 179

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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 usually report a few specific skills. Contract Negotiation and Contract Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 5 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Many workers who know Contract Management also know Contract Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Coordinator

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


Contract Coordinators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $41K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $44K. Contract Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $47K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $54K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Contract Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

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 4%

National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 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
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 15%