Contract Specialist at U.S. Department of Defense with Negotiation Skills Salary

A Contract Specialist at U. S. Department of Defense with Negotiation skills earns an average salary of $72,710 per year.

$56,251 - $81,340
$69K
MEDIAN: $69,290
50%

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Job Description for Contract Specialist

Contract specialists create, examine, and monitor contractual agreements between their organizations and suppliers of materials or labor. They are generally expected to serve as tough negotiators who work to reach the best potential deal for the company, and they also monitor and administer these contracts. Soliciting bids to acquire a variety of required goods and services is a major part of this job, and they may also oversee contractors' performances to ensure that the provisions of the contract are met. Another central component of the job involves building connections with reliable vendors and maintaining a comprehensive list of potential contractors needed for any given situation.

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Contract Specialist Tasks

  • Prepare, review and evaluate contracts for compliance of legality and for profitability if applicable.
  • Edit or amend contracts and handles terms of contract breach.
  • Negotiate contract terms with clientele.

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Key Stats for Contract Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
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