Median pay for Houston Contract Specialists lies in the neighborhood of $68K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Women Contract Specialists in Houston, Texas who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. For the most part, Contract Specialists in Houston enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

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$0.00 - $14,795  
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$39,253 - $108,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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$39,253 - $108,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Experience Affects Contract Specialist Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Contract Specialist Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 16%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 14%

Contract Management
up arrow 8%

National Average
$70,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 22%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 25%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 26%

Customer Service
up arrow 31%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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