Average Contract Specialist with Contract Negotiation Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

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The average salary for a Contract Specialist with Contract Negotiation skills in Houston, Texas is $75,920.
MEDIAN $75,920
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$49k - $112k
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$40k - $105k

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Job Description for Contract Specialist

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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Popular Skills for Contract Specialist

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Microsoft Excel and Contract Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Specialist

An early career Contract Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,315 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Contract Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,792 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Contract Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Contract Specialist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (7.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (27.9% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (19.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (18.4% less).

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