$86,518
Avg. Salary
$52.79
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Contract Specialist with Procurement skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $52.79 per hour.

The average pay for a Contract Specialist with Procurement skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $86,518 per year.

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Salary $54,386 - $102,711
Bonus $1,526
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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$54,930 - $111,261
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

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 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%

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Q: What is it like working in Washington?

Contract Specialist in Washington:
"Culteral diversity."
Pros: Good pay.
Cons: Lack of complementary parking spaces near job.

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
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Contract Specialist Salaries

National Average
$87,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
no benefits
None: 12%