Pay for Contracts Managers with Contract Negotiation skills sits in the ballpark of $83K per year. In the world of Contracts Managers with Contract Negotiation skills, overall income ranges from $55K near the bottom to $123K at the top; this can include more than $15K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is location, though career length and the particular employer have a (lesser) impact as well. Women make up a slight majority of Contracts Managers with Contract Negotiation skills (58 percent) survey respondents. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Contracts Managers with Contract Negotiation skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$54,470 - $117,178
(Median)
$54K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,519
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$20.13 - $59.88
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$20
$33
$60
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,470 - $117,178  
   
Bonus
$750 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$695 - $10,067  
Commission
$20,000  
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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$55,030 - $122,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 749
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$20.13 - $59.88  
   
Overtime
$30.16 - $81.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$750 - $15,000  
   
Commission
$20,000  
Profit Sharing
$695 - $10,067  
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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$55,030 - $122,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Amazon.com Inc reports the lowest median salary in the area (it's only $92K) but some workers make up to $113K, indicating a rather large gap in employee earnings.

Pay by Experience Level for Contracts Manager

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


Contracts Managers with Contract Negotiation skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $72K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $83K. Contracts Managers with Contract Negotiation skills see a median salary of $96K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $101K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $84,937

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With a pay rate for Contracts Managers with Contract Negotiation skills that is 24 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Contracts Managers with Contract Negotiation skills will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+21 percent), New York (+15 percent), Arlington (+15 percent), and San Diego (+14 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Contracts Manager's salary, with Dallas Contracts Managers with Contract Negotiation skills earning salaries that are 22 percent less than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Raleigh (13 percent lower) and Chicago (12 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Contracts Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$85,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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