The average salary for a Contracts Administrator, Construction is $57,099.
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Job Description for Contracts Administrator, Construction
A construction contracts administrator carries out administrative duties relating to contracts for a construction company or a consulting firm which works on behalf of a construction company. This position involves a variety of duties and requires an organized individual who is able to multi-task effectively. These administrators will generally audit new proposals, make changes to existing proposals, and develop contracts. The job also involves keeping a database to keep track of expiration dat…Read more
Contracts Administrator, Construction Tasks
- Manage the bidding process, and obtain cost estimates from vendors and selecting the best offers.
- Maintain all records related to the contracting of vendors and receipt of materials and services.
- Interpret contract terms in order to resolve disagreements between the parties.
- Negotiate and draft contracts for materials and services from vendors to complete a project.
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Popular Skills for Contracts Administrator, Construction
Skills in Contract Management, Contractor Management and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Contracts Administrator, Construction
An entry-level Contracts Administrator, Construction with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,893 based on 12 salaries. An early career Contracts Administrator, Construction with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,434 based on 143 salaries. A mid-career Contracts Administrator, Construction with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,662 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Contracts Administrator, Construction with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,345 based on 120 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $64,731.
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Employees with Contracts Administrator, Construction in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 31.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (18.2% more) and Dallas, Texas (14.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (18.6% less) and San Francisco, California (0.7% less).
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