Subcontracts Administrators in the United States take home approximately $71K per year on average. Location is the main element affecting pay for this group — years of experience and the particular employer are driving factors as well. Women Subcontracts Administrators who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. The majority of Subcontracts Administrators claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$51,317 - $105,157
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MEDIAN: $70,960
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$14.95 - $42.66
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,317 - $105,157  
   
Bonus
$695 - $12,584  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$49,747 - $105,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 254
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.95 - $42.66  
   
Overtime
$47.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$695 - $12,584  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$49,747 - $105,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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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For Subcontracts Administrators, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Subcontracts Administrators earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Subcontract Administrator.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Subcontracts Administrator


Northrop Grumman Corporation offers the largest salaries in town ($70K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $51K to $126K.

Lockheed Martin Corp offers the lowest compensation; the median salary there averages out to only $63K. The pay range is also narrow, ranging between $51K and $98K.

Pay by Experience Level for Subcontracts Administrator

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


Subcontracts Administrators with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $59K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $74K. On average, Subcontracts Administrators make $85K following one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $97K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,722

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

Surpassing the national average by 46 percent, Subcontracts Administrators in Reston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Subcontracts Administrators will also find cushy salaries in Chantilly (+23 percent), Washington (+17 percent), Herndon (+6 percent), and Baltimore (+4 percent). Subcontracts Administrators in Huntsville report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 40 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Employers pay around 15 percent less in Melbourne and 4 percent less in Houston, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Key Stats for Subcontracts Administrator

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Subcontracts Administrator Salaries




National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Subcontracts Administrator Salaries




Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation
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National Average
$70,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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