Contracting Officer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Contracting Officer is $76,008 per year.
Contracting Officer Total Pay (?
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$46,597 - $114,349
(Median)
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76K
95K
110K
MEDIAN: $76,008
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Contracting Officer Total Pay (?
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$13.38 - $55.87
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,597 - $114,349  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
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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$41,773 - $118,794  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 264
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.38 - $55.87  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $54.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
   
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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$41,773 - $118,794  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 264
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Job Description for Contracting Officer
  • Ensure governmental/organizational requirements are met.
  • Oversee and support administrative processes.
  • Solicit, negotiate and procure/award contracts.
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Pay by Experience Level for Contracting Officer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
up arrow 57%
Washington
up arrow 26%
San Antonio
0%
National Average
$76,000
San Diego
up arrow 5%
New York
up arrow 6%
Dayton
up arrow 8%
Atlanta
up arrow 13%
Dallas
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Experience Affects Contracting Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$76,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Contracting Officer Salaries

Contract Management
up arrow 4%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%
National Average
$76,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
37%
female alumni
 
Male
63%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 9%
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