Contract Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

Pay for Washington Contract Specialists sits in the ballpark of $74K annually. Most receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men working as Contract Specialists in Washington, District of Columbia who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 57 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,605 - $100,921
$52K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,824
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$25.88 - $51.61
$35
MEDIAN: $35.00
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$51,605 - $100,921  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,271  
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$51,927 - $105,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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Hourly Rate
$35.00  
   
Overtime
$36.90  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,271  
   
Total Pay (?
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$51,927 - $105,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Contract Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Contract Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Contract Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Contract Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Contract Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 20 salaries. A Contract Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Contract Specialist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Contract Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

▲19%

▲8%

National Average
$75,000

▼23%

Skills That Affect Contract Specialist Salaries

▲12%



▲6%

Legal Document Review
▲4%



National Average
$75,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼4%

Legal Compliance
▼5%

Proposal Writing
▼16%

Microsoft Excel
▼25%

Microsoft Office
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 16%
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