Contracting Officer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Contracting Officer is $76,089 per year.
Contracting Officer Salary (?
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$45,922 - $113,094
(Median)
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110K
MEDIAN: $76,089
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Contracting Officer Salary (?
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$13.30 - $54.52
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,922 - $113,094  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,161  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $16,000  
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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$42,400 - $116,999  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 264
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.30 - $54.52  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $51.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,161  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $16,000  
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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$42,400 - $116,999  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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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.

Common Career Paths for Contracting Officer

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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

Washington
up arrow 24%
Albuquerque
up arrow 16%
National Average
$76,000
San Diego
up arrow 5%
New York
up arrow 7%
Dayton
up arrow 8%
Atlanta
up arrow 13%
Dallas
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Contracting Officer Reviews

What is it like working as a Contracting Officer?
Contracting Officer in Baton Rouge:
"Thorough And Detailed Oriented Job."
Pros: Research and meeting the needs of requestors.
Cons: Lateness of turning in documents.

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Experience Affects Contracting Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$76,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

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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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
37%
female alumni
 
Male
63%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 9%
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