Contract Administration Manager Salary

Contract Administration Managers in the United States can expect wages of $73K per year on average. Total incomes of Contract Administration Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $12K from bonuses and close to $6K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $47K and $111K. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Contract Administration Managers making up 78 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$46,880 - $111,184
$47K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,746
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50%
90%

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$17.08 - $44.24
$17
$23
$44
MEDIAN: $22.87
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$0$111K
Salary $46,880 - $111,184
Bonus $1,192 - $13,277
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,899
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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$47,094 - $111,575
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 211
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $17.08 - $44.24
Overtime $28.75
Annual Data $0$111K
Bonus $1,192 - $13,277
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,899
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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$47,094 - $111,575
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for Contract Administration Manager

A contract administration manager helps ensure contracts are furthering the interests of the business. They are in constant contact with colleagues in the operations and finance departments to determine supplies needed for regular operations and what finances can be allocated towards purchasing needed goods and services. The contract administration manager is also in contact with the sales department to help finalize deals between the company and its clients.

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Contract Administration Manager Tasks

  • Manages and coordinates activities within the contract administration department.
  • Oversee the administration of contracts from inception to execution, including contract dates, expiration and deadlines.
  • Oversee that activities are conducted according to the policies and procedures of the organization.

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Popular Skills for Contract Administration Manager


Contract Administration Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in People Management, Contract Negotiation, Microsoft Excel, and Contract Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Microsoft Office as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Regulatory Compliance and Contract Management also typically command lower compensation. It is often found that people who know Contract Management are also skilled in Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Administration Manager

Pay by Experience for a Contract Administration Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Contract Administration Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 83 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Contract Administration Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Contract Administration Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 85 salaries. A Contract Administration Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 33 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,937

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Contract Administration Managers, Dallas provides a pay rate that is 34 percent greater than the national average. Contract Administration Managers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+26 percent), Houston (+22 percent), Washington (+22 percent), and Boston (+13 percent). In Pittsburgh, salaries are 17 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Indianapolis (13 percent less) and Denver (5 percent less).

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Key Stats for Contract Administration Manager

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Contract Administration Manager Salaries

▲28%

▲14%

National Average
$75,000

▼4%

▼21%

Skills That Affect Contract Administration Manager Salaries

People Management
▲16%


National Average
$75,000



Regulatory Compliance
▼20%

Microsoft Office
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 14%