Senior Contracts Administrator Salary

A Senior Contracts Administrator earns an average salary of $79,210 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$60,327 - $103,644
$60K
$79K
$100K
MEDIAN: $79,210
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50%
90%

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$14.00 - $41.63
$14
$28
$42
MEDIAN: $27.71
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,327 - $103,644  
   
Bonus
$1,007 - $11,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$59,424 - $106,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 196
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $41.63  
   
Overtime
$28.38 - $68.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,007 - $11,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$59,424 - $106,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Job Description for Senior Contracts Administrator

Senior contracts administrators are normally responsible for managing all of the contracts for their company. This also includes evaluating bids from contractors, as well as negotiating and awarding a contract to the winner. They also review any claims or issues that arise from the contracts, process and verify requests for payment, and release final payments. Senior contracts administrators are also required to close out contracts and finalize any outstanding issues. Additionally, these professionals may be in charge of supervising and mentoring other contract administrators.

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Senior Contracts Administrator Tasks

  • Draft, edit and verify contracts and their amendments, updating associated schedules.
  • Research and document relevant laws, technical needs and other factors.
  • Negotiate and update contracts, their rates and their terms with vendors.
  • Interpret and explain contracts, their terms and their implications.
  • Document terms, data and status of projects in associated systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Contracts Administrator

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

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Key Stats for Senior Contracts Administrator

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Senior Contracts Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$80,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Senior Contracts Administrator Salaries



Proposal Writing
▼0%

National Average
$80,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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