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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 $85K per year and spread from $51K to $124K per year. Total cash earnings of Contract Negotiation Managers range from $51K on the low end to $124K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $15K and $5K, respectively. Job satisfaction for Contract Negotiation Managers is high. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$53,550 - $116,677
MEDIAN: $84,912

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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.
$53,550 - $116,677  
$1.87 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,017  
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).
$51,236 - $123,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 172

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Job Description for Contract Negotiation Manager

  • 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

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. Most people experienced in Contract Management also know Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Negotiation Manager

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

Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Contract Negotiation Managers. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $64K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $87K. Contract Negotiation Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $91K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $107K on average.

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Experience Affects Contract Negotiation Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect Contract Negotiation Manager Salaries

Contract Negotiation

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Contract Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.


58 %
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%