$62,857
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The average pay for a Contract Specialist in Herndon, Virginia is $62,857 per year.

$46,978 - $88,616
$47K
$63K
$89K
MEDIAN: $62,857
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Salary $46,978 - $88,616
Bonus $2,875
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$46,978 - $88,616
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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.

About Herndon, Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia
24,141
Male:
12,664 (52.5%)
Female:
11,477 (47.5%)
Herndon is a town in Fairfax County, Virginia, in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area of the United States. The population was 23,292 at the 2010 census, which makes it the largest of three towns in the county. Herndon was named for Commander William Lewis Herndon, American naval explorer and author of Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon. Commander Herndon captained the ill-fated steamer SS Central America, going down with his ship while helping to save over 150 of its passengers and crew. The settlement was named Herndon in 1858. In the 1870s, many Northern soldiers and their families came to settle in the area, taking advantage of moderate climate and low land prices. Herndon also offered a group of friendly and local Native Americans who helped the town to prosper via trade and instruction. Originally part of the rural surroundings of the Washington, D.C. area, the town of Herndon developed into...
Herndon:
$100,399
Virginia:
$64,792
$1,733
Herndon:
$382,600
Virginia:
$243,500
3.8%

Contract Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Contract Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 87%
no benefits
None: