The average salary for a Contract Specialist in Canada is C$65,195.
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Job Description for Contract Specialist
Contract specialists create, examine, and monitor contractual agreements between their organizations and suppliers of materials or labor. They are generally expected to serve as tough negotiators who work to reach the best potential deal for the company, and they also monitor and administer these contracts. Soliciting bids to acquire a variety of required goods and services is a major part of this job, and they may also oversee contractors' performances to ensure that the provisions of the contr…Read more
Contract Specialist Tasks
- Prepare, review and evaluate contracts for compliance of legality and for profitability if applicable.
- Edit or amend contracts and handles terms of contract breach.
- Negotiate contract terms with clientele.
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Popular Skills for Contract Specialist
Legal Document Review
Skills in Contract Management and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Legal Document Review.
Pay by Experience Level for Contract Specialist
An entry-level Contract Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$49,749 based on 7 salaries. An early career Contract Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$60,999 based on 67 salaries. A mid-career Contract Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,471 based on 89 salaries. An experienced Contract Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$81,262 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$69,496.
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Employees with Contract Specialist in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 23.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (21.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Saint John, New Brunswick (22.5% less), Montréal, Québec (15.6% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (10.7% less).
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