Average Contract Administration Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Contract Administration Manager is $74,851.
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Job Description for Contract Administration Manager

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.

Job Satisfaction for Contract Administration Manager

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Popular Employer Salaries for Contract Administration Manager

The top respondents for the job title Contract Administration Manager are from the companies CardinalCommerce Corporation, Visa, Inc. and Northrop Grumman Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Northrop Grumman Corporation where the average pay is $125,484. CardinalCommerce Corporation pays the lowest at around $47,000.

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Popular Skills for Contract Administration Manager

Skills in Contract Management and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Legal Document Review and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Administration Manager

An entry-level Contract Administration Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,482 based on 5 salaries. An early career Contract Administration Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,084 based on 90 salaries. A mid-career Contract Administration Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,247 based on 122 salaries. An experienced Contract Administration Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,333 based on 147 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,253.
Employees with Contract Administration Manager in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 28.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (15.2% more) and Miami, Florida (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (34.2% less), Los Angeles, California (2.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.5% less).

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