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Subcontracts Administrator Salary

Subcontracts Administrators in the United States take home approximately $66K per year on average. With some bonuses approaching $5K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $1K, overall incomes of Subcontracts Administrators spread between $47K and $101K depending on individual performance. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 52 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Almost all receive medical and dental insurance and a large number get vision plans. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$48,519 - $101,079
(Median)
$49K
$66K
$100K
MEDIAN: $66,257
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90%

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$18.04 - $43.85
(Median)
$18
$30
$44
MEDIAN: $30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,519 - $101,079  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $1,490  
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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$47,361 - $101,013  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 260
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.04 - $43.85  
   
Overtime
$31.42 - $52.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $1,490  
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).
)
$47,361 - $101,013  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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

  • Examine and evaluate the terms of new contracts and proposals for changes to contracts.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Subcontracts Administrator


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Subcontracts Administrators who take a Contract Administrator role, an upper-level role, may see a decrease in pay. Pay for Contract Administrators is usually $51K.

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Subcontracts Administrators typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Those who have experience with Request For Proposal Creation, Contract Negotiation, and Contract Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Employees educated in Contract Management are typically practiced in Contract Negotiation, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Subcontracts Administrator

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $59K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $72K. Subcontracts Administrators see a median salary of $88K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $86K on average.

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Experience Affects Subcontracts Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Late-Career
up arrow 30%


National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Subcontracts Administrator Salaries

Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation
up arrow 7%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 1%

Contract Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$66,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 85% employee benefits None: 5%
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