The average salary for a Contract Administrator is AU$60,226 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Budget Management, Construction Estimating, and Contract Negotiation. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$44,238 - AU$98,855
AU$44K
AU$60K
AU$99K
MEDIAN: AU$60,226
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50%
90%
AU$18.99 - AU$45.96
AU$19
AU$26
AU$46
MEDIAN: AU$25.82
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$98K
Salary AU$44,238 - AU$98,855
Bonus AU$985 - AU$7,821
Profit Sharing AU$8,000
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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AU$43,391 - AU$98,855
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 563
Hourly Data AU$0AU$68
Hourly Rate AU$18.99 - AU$45.96
Overtime AU$42.72
Annual Data AU$0AU$98K
Bonus AU$985 - AU$7,821
Profit Sharing AU$8,000
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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AU$43,391 - AU$98,855
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 70

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Pay by Experience Level for Contract Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Contract Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Contract Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$57,000 based on 468 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Contract Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$77,000 based on 168 salaries. An experienced Contract Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$86,000 based on 83 salaries. A Contract Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$71,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$60,028

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Contract Administrator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Contract Administrator?

Contract Administrator in Melbourne:
"Great for someone who loves to negotiate."
Pros: Working onsite with a team of people. Dealing with project management of other companies. Regarded highly within the team.
Cons: Stress. Large amounts of responsibility. Long hours.

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Key Stats for Contract Administrator

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Contract Administrator Salaries

▲43%

▲27%

▲19%

National Average
AU$60,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Contract Administrator Salaries

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 93%