A Contract Specialist earns an average salary of $56,902 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Negotiation, Contract Negotiation, and Financial Analysis. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Contract Specialist Total Pay (?
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$39,431 - $87,712
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88K
MEDIAN: $56,901
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Contract Specialist Total Pay (?
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$14.18 - $34.98
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,431 - $87,712  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,223  
Profit Sharing
$785 - $5,160  
Commission
$0.00 - $7,777  
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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$37,713 - $88,391  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.18 - $34.98  
   
Overtime
$20.32 - $45.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,223  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $7,777  
Profit Sharing
$785 - $5,160  
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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$37,713 - $88,391  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,117
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Job Description for Contract Specialist
  • Negotiate contract terms with clientele.
  • Edit or amend contracts and handles terms of contract breach.
  • Prepare, review and evaluate contracts for compliance of legality and for profitability if applicable.
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Pay by Experience Level for Contract Specialist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Arlington
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San Diego
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Phoenix
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Seattle
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$56,000
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Experience Affects Contract Specialist Salaries

National Average
$56,000

Skills That Affect Contract Specialist Salaries

Negotiation
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Proposal Writing
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National Average
$56,000
Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 563 votes.
Gender
Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%
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