Contract Negotiation Manager Salary

Contract Negotiation Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and more than half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $92K annually, but may range from $61K to $132K per year. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Contract Negotiation Managers survey participants are largely women, dominating at 67 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$59,461 - $127,551
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$92K
$130K
MEDIAN: $92,181
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$59,461 - $127,551  
   
Bonus
$3,354 - $15,205  
Profit Sharing
$914  
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$61,219 - $131,754  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Contract Negotiation Manager


Contract Negotiation Managers who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Those who have experience with Contract Negotiation, Contract Management, and Negotiation can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Negotiation, Contract Management, and Contract Negotiation. It is often found that people who know Contract Management are also skilled in Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Negotiation Manager

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


For many Contract Negotiation Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $71K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $98K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $104K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $113K.

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Key Stats for Contract Negotiation Manager

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
25%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Contract Negotiation Manager Salaries

▲20%

▲10%

▲4%

National Average
$94,000

▼25%

Skills That Affect Contract Negotiation Manager Salaries

National Average
$94,000



▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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