Average Contracts Director Salary

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The average salary for a Contracts Director is $123,427.
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$77k - $163k
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$1k - $36k
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$78k - $180k

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Job Description for Contracts Director

Contracts Director Tasks
  • Negotiate contracts and proposals with internal teams and customers.
  • Resolve risks, problems, and non-compliance issues.
  • Ensure that contracts are in compliance with laws and organizational policies.
  • Oversee maintenance and compliance with existing contracts.

Job Satisfaction for Contracts Director

4.1 out of 5
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Popular Skills for Contracts Director

Skills in Contract Negotiation and Legal Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations Management, Project Management and Contract Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Contracts Director

An early career Contracts Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $81,700 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Contracts Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,399 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Contracts Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,660 based on 201 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,128.
Employees with Contracts Director in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 15.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (12.1% more) and Houston, Texas (10.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (23.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (16.9% less) and New York, New York (6.8% less).

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