Contract Negotiation Manager Salary

Earnings for Contract Negotiation Managers in the United States come in at around $85K annually on average. More than half of Contract Negotiation Managers (60 percent) survey participants are women. Job satisfaction for Contract Negotiation Managers is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,113 - $115,610
(Median)
$51K
$85K
$120K
MEDIAN: $85,042
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$51,113 - $115,610  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,064  
Profit Sharing
$2,928  
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$50,491 - $123,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 166
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Job Description for Contract Negotiation Manager

A contract is a legally binding agreement between at least two parties. In essence, it is a list of expectations and rules which, once signed, all parties are obliged to meet. Though there are laws which govern some of what is allowed to be enforced by contract, a signatory is expected to know what they are signing before they do so and bargain for the most agreeable set of terms. For this, contract negotiation managers are employed.

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Contract Negotiation Manager Tasks

  • Draft, review and negotiate complex agreements.
  • Guide proposals through process.
  • Identify and mitigate risk issues.
  • Act as primary contact for negotiations.
  • Prepare detailed and complex drafting of contracts.

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Popular Skills for Contract Negotiation Manager


Typical Contract Negotiation Managers report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Contract Negotiation, Negotiation, and Contract Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those educated in Contract Management tend to be well versed in Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Negotiation Manager

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Contract Negotiation Managers. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $66K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $88K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Contract Negotiation Managers make a median salary of $92K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $111K.

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Experience Affects Contract Negotiation Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%



National Average
$87,000


Skills That Affect Contract Negotiation Manager Salaries

Contract Negotiation
0%

Negotiation
0%

National Average
$87,000

Contract Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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