Contract Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

Median pay for Washington Contract Specialists is around $76K annually. For the most part, Contract Specialists in Washington, District of Columbia enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,621 - $104,249
(Median)
$48K
$76K
$100K
MEDIAN: $76,034
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$24.24 - $60.82
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$24
$40
$61
MEDIAN: $40
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,621 - $104,249  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
Profit Sharing
$376.00  
Total Pay (?
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$49,135 - $111,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 178
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.24 - $60.82  
   
Overtime
$44.60  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
   
Profit Sharing
$376.00  
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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$49,135 - $111,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Pay by Experience Level for Contract Specialist

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


Washington Contract Specialists who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. The average beginner in this position makes around $64K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $82K. Contract Specialists in Washington, District of Columbia who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $95K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $104K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Contract Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 23%


National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Contract Specialist Salaries

Procurement
up arrow 18%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 8%

Negotiation
up arrow 8%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 7%


Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%

National Average
$77,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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