Contract Specialist Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

Average Contract Specialists in Washington, District of Columbia make around $74K per year. Women Washington Contract Specialists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction for Contract Specialists in Washington is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$44,221 - $102,601
(Median)
$44K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,936
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90%

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$20.16 - $63.46
(Median)
$20
$34
$63
MEDIAN: $34.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,221 - $102,601  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,600  
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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$45,063 - $110,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 178
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$20.16 - $63.46  
   
Overtime
$40.63 - $90.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,600  
   
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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$45,063 - $110,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Pay by Experience Level for Contract Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia

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


Washington Contract Specialists with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $63K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $80K. Contract Specialists in Washington bring in $94K after working for 10 to 20 years. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $111K.

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Experience Affects Contract Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Experienced
up arrow 26%


National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Contract Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Negotiation
up arrow 9%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 6%



Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

National Average
$74,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%
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