Subcontracts Administrators in the United States pull down an average of $71K per year. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by location, followed by years of experience and the specific company. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a fair number get vision benefits. Most Subcontracts Administrators report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Subcontracts Administrators who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$50,493 - $105,415
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$71K
$110K
MEDIAN: $71,385
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$14.90 - $43.02
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$43
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,493 - $105,415  
   
Bonus
$700 - $12,513  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$48,562 - $106,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 255
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $43.02  
   
Overtime
$55.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$700 - $12,513  
   
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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$48,562 - $106,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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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.

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Subcontracts Administrators who go on to become Subcontract Administrators may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Subcontract Administrator, an upper-level role, pays $64K.

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For Subcontracts Administrators, comfortable salaries can be found at Northrop Grumman Corporation; in fact, average earnings are around $75K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($50K versus $128K) is great.

Offering a median salary of only $60K, L-3 Communications pays the least. Not only that, but the earnings range of $44K to $100K is pretty narrow, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Subcontracts Administrator

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $59K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $74K. Subcontracts Administrators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $83K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $97K on average.

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Experience Affects Subcontracts Administrator Salaries




National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Subcontracts Administrator Salaries


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National Average
$70,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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