Entry-Level Contract Administrator Salary

An Entry-Level Contract Administrator earns an average salary of $51,216 per year. A skill in Contract Negotiation is associated with high pay for this job.

$38,152 - $70,565
$38K
$52K
$71K
MEDIAN: $51,896
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90%

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$14.29 - $27.40
$14
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $19.58
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$0$70K
Salary $38,152 - $70,565
Bonus $509 - $6,360
Profit Sharing $503 - $6,440
Commission $7,000
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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$34,781 - $69,334
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,039
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $14.29 - $27.40
Overtime $18.51 - $41.22
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $509 - $6,360
Commission $7,000
Profit Sharing $503 - $6,440
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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$34,781 - $69,334
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 469

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Popular Employer Salaries for Contract Administrator

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,579

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

Contract Administrator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Contract Administrator in Robins AFB:
"It is not a one size fits all."
One's ability to multi-task will be a huge asset when coming into a Contracting roll. As a person supports multiple regions, projects, or other various personnel the demands of one's time can ebb and flow. One top of needing to multi-task this person should be very efficient in time management or tasks will get away and deadlines missed. Just about every duty under this job title is time sensitive and requires high levels of auditing and efficiency of accuracy.

Contract Administrator in Waynesboro:
"Expect Nothing, Prepare for Anything."
Expect Nothing, Prepare for Anything.

Contract Administrator in Jacksonville:
"Loving to Read."
You need to enjoy reading and have the ability to remember what you read so you can eliminate any contradictions. You need to be able to prioritize you work.

Contract Administrator in Lowell:
"Great company; horrific legal dept experience."
Fly under the radar; do not speak your mind not matter how much they encourage you to do so...it's a trap; do your job well; if you can play their game, you will be ok. Don't expect too much in the way of genuine support. Associate Corp Council is condescending, egotistical, weak.

Contract Administrator in Chantilly:
"Various computer applications."
Be assertive. Accommodate customer needs, keep computer skills current.

Contract Administrator in Newport News:
"Co-workers reliability is not good."
Obtain a degree.

Contract Administrator in St. Louis:
"The volume of my workload."
Must be: organized; able to multi-task; knowledge of both commercial and military is helpful; negotiation skills a must; able to manage all personality types; must be personable.

Key Stats for Contract Administrator

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 256 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
18%

Skills That Affect Contract Administrator Salaries


Contractor Management
▲3%


Project Management
▲2%

Financial Analysis
▲1%

Proposal Writing
▲1%


National Average
$50,000








Accounting
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 256 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 15%