Contract Negotiation Manager Salary

The average Contract Negotiation Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $84K annually. With some bonuses approaching $15K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $5K, overall incomes of Contract Negotiation Managers spread between $51K and $124K depending on individual performance. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$51,516 - $116,922
(Median)
$52K
$84K
$120K
MEDIAN: $84,243
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Salary
$51,516 - $116,922  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,152  
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).
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$50,597 - $124,070  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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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


Survey results show that Contract Negotiation Managers typically report just a few professional skills. 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. 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 $65K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $86K. For Contract Negotiation Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $91K. Professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience reap the fruits of their labor to the six-figure tune of $108K — the plum median salary in this group.

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Experience Affects Contract Negotiation Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%


National Average
$87,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Contract Negotiation Manager Salaries

Contract Negotiation
0%

National Average
$87,000

Contract Management
up arrow 1%

Negotiation
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%
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