Subcontracts Administrator Salary

The average Subcontracts Administrator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $74K annually. While career length and the individual firm impact pay for this group, location is the most influential factor. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$51,595 - $104,572
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$74K
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MEDIAN: $74,224
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$13.86 - $38.47
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MEDIAN: $23.92
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$0$105K
Salary $51,595 - $104,572
Bonus $515 - $12,234
Profit Sharing $2,035
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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$49,780 - $105,001
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 263
Hourly Data $0$57
Hourly Rate $13.86 - $38.47
Overtime $45.00
Annual Data $0$105K
Bonus $515 - $12,234
Profit Sharing $2,035
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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$49,780 - $105,001
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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Job Description for Subcontracts Administrator

The role of a subcontractor administrator is to oversee, organize, and manage a company’s various contracts and associated subcontracts. They will look at various aspects related to contracts, such as reviewing and organizing subcontractors and deadlines.

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Subcontracts Administrator Tasks

  • Ensure subcontractors are abiding by contract terms.
  • Manage a firm's subcontracts, including the bidding process, negotiation and execution of contracts, and closeouts.
  • Develop strategies and policies for negotiating subcontracts.
  • Examine and evaluate the terms of new contracts and proposals for changes to contracts.

Common Career Paths for Subcontracts Administrator


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Many Subcontracts Administrators transition into upper-level roles like Subcontract Administrator. However, Subcontract Administrators do report a slightly lower median income of $64K per year.

Subcontracts Administrator Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Subcontracts Administrator


The biggest paychecks can be found at Northrop Grumman Corporation — the median salary there is $66K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with the lowest salaries sitting near $50K and highest ones in the neighborhood of $127K.

Employees at Lockheed Martin Corp take home the smallest paychecks, and $63K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $50K and quickly nearing the top at only $87K.

Pay by Experience Level for Subcontracts Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Subcontracts Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Subcontracts Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 114 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Subcontracts Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Subcontracts Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 68 salaries. A Subcontracts Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 35 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,675

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Subcontracts Administrators, Reston provides a pay rate that is 40 percent greater than the national average. Subcontracts Administrators will also find cushy salaries in Chantilly (+18 percent) and Herndon (+2 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Subcontracts Administrators is geography, with workers in Huntsville earning a whopping 42 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Melbourne (17 percent less) and Los Angeles (11 percent less).

Subcontracts Administrator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Subcontracts Administrator?

Subcontracts Administrator in Norfolk:
"Office Conditions."
Pros: The relaxed work environment.
Cons: The stress involved at busy times of year.

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Key Stats for Subcontracts Administrator

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Subcontracts Administrator Salaries

▲34%

▲14%

▲3%

National Average
$73,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Subcontracts Administrator Salaries

▲3%



National Average
$73,000

Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 9%
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