Subcontracts Administrator Salary

Median pay for Subcontracts Administrators in the United States is around $66K annually. Total cash compensation to Subcontracts Administrators bottoms out near $47K and approaches $101K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $5K from bonuses and almost $1K from profit sharing. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Subcontracts Administrators report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn vision coverage. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$48,060 - $100,620
(Median)
$48K
$66K
$100K
MEDIAN: $65,767
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$17.98 - $44.02
(Median)
$18
$31
$44
MEDIAN: $30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,060 - $100,620  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,115  
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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$46,673 - $100,697  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 263
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.98 - $44.02  
   
Overtime
$31.42 - $52.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,115  
   
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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$46,673 - $100,697  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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 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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Typical Subcontracts Administrators report a focused set of job 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.


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $59K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $70K. Subcontracts Administrators see a median salary of $87K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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Experience Affects Subcontracts Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Late-Career
up arrow 31%


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 56 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 85% employee benefits None: 5%
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