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Contract Specialist Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

Washington Contract Specialists pull down an average of $73K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women Contract Specialists in Washington, District of Columbia who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,380 - $105,835
(Median)
$44K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,939
10%
50%
90%

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$16.83 - $91.14
(Median)
$17
$40
$91
MEDIAN: $40
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,380 - $105,835  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
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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$45,430 - $112,566  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 182
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$16.83 - $91.14  
   
Overtime
$40.63 - $90.24  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
   
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).
)
$45,430 - $112,566  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Contract Specialists in Washington, District of Columbia. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $63K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $80K. Contract Specialists in Washington bring in $94K after working for 10 to 20 years. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $117K.

 
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Experience Affects Contract Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 59%

Experienced
up arrow 28%


National Average
$74,000


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

Financial Analysis
up arrow 11%

Negotiation
up arrow 11%



Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

National Average
$74,000

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 11%
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