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Average Contracts Manager Salary in Australia

AU$106,521
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$8,090
Bonus
AU$2,500
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The average salary for a Contracts Manager in Australia is AU$106,521.
10%
A$64k
MEDIAN
A$107k
90%
A$179k
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AU$64k - AU$179k
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AU$3k - AU$25k
Profit Sharing
AU$763 - AU$5k
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AU$63k - AU$182k
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What Do Contracts Managers Do?

Contracts Manager Tasks
  • Coordinate design of contract verbiage with other internal departments including Legal, Finance, and Product Development.
  • Act as the point of contact for both internal and external customers in regards to contractual issues.
  • Draft, negotiate, and implement new contracts, amendments, renewals, and terminations.
  • Maintain current contracts by updating demographics, fee schedules, and any service changes.

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What Are Popular Skills for Contracts Managers?

Skills in Contract Management, Contract Negotiation and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Microsoft Excel.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Contracts Managers?

An entry-level Contracts Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$63,947 based on 9 salaries. An early career Contracts Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$85,718 based on 108 salaries. A mid-career Contracts Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$110,214 based on 112 salaries. An experienced Contracts Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$135,853 based on 97 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$144,911.
Employees with Contracts Manager in their job title in Darwin, Northern Territory earn an average of 31.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (4.3% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle, New South Wales (26.8% less), Adelaide, South Australia (24.7% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 356 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
30.3%
Mid Career
31.5%
Experienced
27.2%
Late Career
8.4%

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