Contracts Manager Salary

A Contracts Manager earns an average salary of $79,406 per year. A skill in Negotiation is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$49,579 - $118,000
(Median)
$50K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,406
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$15.11 - $53.66
(Median)
$15
$27
$54
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,579 - $118,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,799  
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $10,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $31,785  
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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$48,948 - $123,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,028
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.11 - $53.66  
   
Overtime
$7.72 - $71.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,799  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $31,785  
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $10,000  
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).
)
$48,948 - $123,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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Job Description for Contracts Manager

Contracts managers can work in a variety of industries, including non-profit and government agencies. They act as the liaisons between companies and clients for contractual matters. Contracts managers can draft, evaluate and execute any type of contract that is negotiated between the business and client, such as short term, formal or annual contracts. They often work with the legal and/or finance department to monitor adherence and potential risks to the business or client.

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Contracts Manager Tasks

  • Draft, negotiate, and implement new contracts, amendments, renewals, and terminations.
  • Maintain current contracts by updating demographics, fee schedules, and any service changes.
  • Coordinate design of contract verbiage with other internal departments including Legal, Finance, and Product Development.
  • Act as the point of contact for both internal and external customers in regards to contractual issues.

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What is it like working as a Contracts Manager?

Contracts Manager in Columbus:
"Contracts and grants are my life."
Pros: I am able to help at the administrative level to make sure each provider and the company are happy with their agreement and produce results.
Cons: Some individuals still do not understand what I do.

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Experience Affects Contracts Manager Salaries




National Average
$80,000


Skills That Affect Contracts Manager Salaries



Proposal Writing
up arrow 6%

Process Improvement
up arrow 4%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 3%

Contract Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

Project Management
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National Average
$80,000

Legal Research
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 428 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 10%
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