Contracts Manager with Contract Negotiation Skills Salary

Contracts Managers with Contract Negotiation skills can expect to earn an average of $83K annually. Total cash compensation to Contracts Managers with Contract Negotiation skills bottoms out near $56K and approaches $122K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $14K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the company, though geography and years of experience have a (lesser) impact as well. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Contracts Managers with Contract Negotiation skills (58 percent) survey respondents. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,086 - $116,732
$57K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,903
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$19.00 - $62.51
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MEDIAN: $30.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,086 - $116,732  
   
Bonus
$510 - $14,481  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $9,933  
Commission
$11,500  
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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$56,403 - $122,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 811
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$19.00 - $62.51  
   
Overtime
$31.07 - $87.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$510 - $14,481  
   
Commission
$11,500  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $9,933  
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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$56,403 - $122,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Those at Northrop Grumman Corporation can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $135K.

Amazon.com Inc offers the smallest salaries in town — $92K on average — but the considerable range in workers' salaries (stretching from $59K to $113K) creates a rather varied pay scale.

Pay by Experience Level for Contracts Manager

Pay by Experience for a Contracts Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Contracts Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 261 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Contracts Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 324 salaries. An experienced Contracts Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 292 salaries. A Contracts Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 111 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $85,619

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Home to some of the best pay for Contracts Managers with Contract Negotiation skills, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 26 percent above the national average. Contracts Managers with Contract Negotiation skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+19 percent), Houston (+16 percent), New York (+12 percent), and Austin (+9 percent). Contracts Managers with Contract Negotiation skills' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Contracts Managers with Contract Negotiation skills in Dallas bring in salaries that are 22 percent lower than the national average. Employers in Raleigh and St. Louis also lean toward paying below-median salaries (12 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Contracts Manager

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 143 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Contracts Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

▲10%

National Average
$86,000

▼3%

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 143 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 10%
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