$61,914
Avg. Salary
$54.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$3,000

Profit Sharing

$600

The average pay for a Contract Specialist in Boston, Massachusetts is $54.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Contract Specialist in Boston, Massachusetts is $61,914 per year.

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Salary $45,567 - $88,473
Bonus $3,000
Profit Sharing $600
Total Pay (?
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$45,837 - $101,533
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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 Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

Contract Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Contract Specialist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Skills That Affect Contract Specialist Salaries

National Average
$64,000

Contract Management
▼2%

Contract Negotiation
▼2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 12%