Contract Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

An average Washington Contract Specialist can expect to take home roughly $71K annually. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 63 percent of Contract Specialists in Washington, District of Columbia are male. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a fair number. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$51,632 - $103,223
$52K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,963
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$18.12 - $54.81
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MEDIAN: $31.86
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$0$107K
Salary $51,632 - $103,223
Bonus $0.00 - $10,241
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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$51,976 - $107,307
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 90
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $18.12 - $54.81
Overtime $36.90
Annual Data $0$107K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,241
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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$51,976 - $107,307
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

Contract Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Contract Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Contract Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Contract Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Contract Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 20 salaries. A Contract Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 9 salaries.

Contract Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Washington?

Contract Specialist in Washington:
"Working in DC."
Pros: There is much diversity, & much to do for fun.
Cons: The cost of living is very high.

Key Stats for Contract Specialist

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Contract Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

▲21%

▲10%

National Average
$74,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Contract Specialist Salaries

▲15%



▲8%


Legal Document Review
▲6%


National Average
$74,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼1%

Legal Compliance
▼3%

Proposal Writing
▼14%

Microsoft Excel
▼23%

Microsoft Office
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 20%