A Contract Specialist in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $71,338 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Procurement and Negotiation. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$40,000 - $97,000
(Median)
$40K
$71K
$97K
MEDIAN: $71,337
10%
50%
90%

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$19.56 - $46.61
(Median)
$20
$25
$47
MEDIAN: $24.00
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50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$40,000 - $97,000  
   
Bonus
$500  
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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$40,840 - $95,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.56 - $46.61  
   
Overtime
$31.20  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$500  
   
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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$40,840 - $95,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Experience Affects Contract Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Contract Specialist Salaries

Procurement
up arrow 17%

Negotiation
up arrow 12%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 10%

Contract Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$64,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 8%

Customer Service
up arrow 8%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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