Contract Negotiation Manager Salary

Contract Negotiation Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent more than half of Contract Negotiation Managers. Salaries average out to around $94K annually and spread from $61K to $132K per year. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction for Contract Negotiation Managers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Contract Negotiation Managers making up 74 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$59,322 - $128,205
$59K
$94K
$130K
MEDIAN: $94,389
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Salary $59,322 - $128,205
Bonus $2,948 - $15,000
Profit Sharing $929
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$61,098 - $131,988
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74

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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 report just a handful of professional skills. Those who have experience with Contract Negotiation, Contract Management, and Negotiation can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Negotiation, Contract Management, and Contract Negotiation. Those familiar with Contract Management also tend to know Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Negotiation Manager

Pay by Experience for a Contract Negotiation Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Contract Negotiation Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Contract Negotiation Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Contract Negotiation Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 30 salaries. A Contract Negotiation Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 19 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Contract Negotiation Manager?

Contract Negotiation Manager in Lafayette:
"Good Pay, Good Work/Like Balance, Medium Stress."
Pros:
Cons:

Contract Negotiation Manager in Indianapolis:
"People person gets job done."
Pros: Building network of providers, work flexibility.
Cons: Stressful at year end.

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Key Stats for Contract Negotiation Manager

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
25%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Contract Negotiation Manager Salaries

▲16%

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
$97,000

▼27%

Skills That Affect Contract Negotiation Manager Salaries

National Average
$97,000



▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 11%
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