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Average Contract Administrator Salary in Australia

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The average salary for a Contract Administrator in Australia is AU$65,070.
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AU$47k - AU$101k
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What Do Contract Administrators Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Contract Administrator

The top respondents for the job title Contract Administrator are from the companies John Holland Pty Ltd, Kane Constructions and Downer EDI Rail. Reported salaries are highest at Hutchinson Builders where the average pay is AU$97,436. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include John Holland Pty Ltd, earning around AU$84,000. Kane Constructions pays the lowest at around AU$60,243. NBN Co also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$64,500.

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What Are Popular Skills for Contract Administrators?

Skills in Contract Management, Contract Negotiation, Document Management and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Contract Administrators?

An entry-level Contract Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$54,939 based on 69 salaries. An early career Contract Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$62,194 based on 784 salaries. A mid-career Contract Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$78,933 based on 244 salaries. An experienced Contract Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$91,144 based on 139 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$85,000.
Employees with Contract Administrator in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 5.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (4.6% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cairns, Queensland (11.4% less), Adelaide, South Australia (6.3% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (3.9% less).

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