Average Senior Contract Administrator Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Senior Contract Administrator in Canada is C$85,821.
MEDIAN C$85,821
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C$57k - C$126k
C$2k - C$22k
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C$55k - C$145k

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Job Description for Senior Contract Administrator

Senior Contract Administrator Tasks
  • Draft, edit and verify contracts and their amendments, updating associated schedules.
  • Research and document relevant laws, technical needs and other factors.
  • Negotiate and update contracts, their rates and their terms with vendors.
  • Interpret and explain contracts, their terms and their implications.
  • Document terms, data and status of projects in associated systems.

Career Paths

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Senior Contract Administrator
Contract Specialist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Contract Administrator

Skills in Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and Contract Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Contract Administrator

A mid-career Senior Contract Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$82,934 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Senior Contract Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$98,113 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$87,219.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Senior Contract Administrator in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 7.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (2.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

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