Contracts Administrator, Construction Salary

For Construction Contracts Administrators, annual average wages total $53K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$35,146 - $80,580

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$14.92 - $27.56

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,146 - $80,580  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,968  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $5,896  
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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$34,240 - $76,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 200
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.92 - $27.56  
   
Overtime
$16.09 - $41.59  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,968  
   
Profit Sharing
$509 - $5,896  
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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$34,240 - $76,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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Job Description for Contracts Administrator, Construction

A construction contracts administrator carries out administrative duties relating to contracts for a construction company or a consulting firm which works on behalf of a construction company. This position involves a variety of duties and requires an organized individual who is able to multi-task effectively.

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Contracts Administrator, Construction Tasks

  • Interpret contract terms in order to resolve disagreements between the parties.
  • Negotiate and draft contracts for materials and services from vendors to complete a project.
  • Manage the bidding process, and obtain cost estimates from vendors and selecting the best offers.
  • Maintain all records related to the contracting of vendors and receipt of materials and services.

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Popular Skills for Contracts Administrator, Construction


Survey results imply that Construction Contracts Administrators put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Contractor Management, Contract Management, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Procurement and Microsoft Office as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. The majority of those who know Contract Management also know Contractor Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Contracts Administrator, Construction

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $45K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $48K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Construction Contracts Administrators make a median salary of $52K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $70K on average.

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Experience Affects Contracts Administrator, Construction Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%


Skills That Affect Contracts Administrator, Construction Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Contractor Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

Contract Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Procurement
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 16%
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