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Subcontracts Administrator Salary

Subcontracts Administrators in the United States take home an average $66K per year. Cash earnings for Subcontracts Administrators — which occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $1K from profit sharing — stretch from around $47K to approximately $101K. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Subcontracts Administrators claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women Subcontracts Administrators who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Almost all claim medical and dental insurance and a large number get vision coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$48,285 - $101,008
(Median)
$48K
$66K
$100K
MEDIAN: $65,931
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90%

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$18.11 - $43.68
(Median)
$18
$31
$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
$48,285 - $101,008  
   
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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$47,041 - $100,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 261
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.11 - $43.68  
   
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).
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$47,041 - $100,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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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 only report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Request For Proposal Creation, Contract Management, and Contract Negotiation can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Contract Management and Contract Negotiation are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Subcontracts Administrator

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


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $59K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $71K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $87K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $86K.

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Experience Affects Subcontracts Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%

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 58 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
30%
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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