Contracts Administrator, Construction Salary (United States)

A Contracts Administrator, Construction earns an average salary of $51,436 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Contracts Administrator, Construction Total Pay (?
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$35,298 - $79,444
(Median)
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51K
64K
79K
MEDIAN: $51,436
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Contracts Administrator, Construction Total Pay (?
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$14.91 - $27.27
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,298 - $79,444  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,150  
Profit Sharing
$425.00 - $9,000  
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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$34,126 - $76,732  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 558
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.91 - $27.27  
   
Overtime
$19.29 - $41.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,150  
   
Profit Sharing
$425.00 - $9,000  
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).
)
$34,126 - $76,732  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 558
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Job Description for Contracts Administrator, Construction
  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Contracts Administrator, Construction
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Atlanta
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Denver
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National Average
$48,000
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Experience Affects Contracts Administrator, Construction Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Contracts Administrator, Construction Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 16%
Contractor Management
up arrow 2%
Contract Management
up arrow 1%
National Average
$48,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%
Project Coordinating
up arrow 23%
Procurement
up arrow 24%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 129 votes.
Gender
Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 14%
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