Average Experienced Contracts Director Salary

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The average salary for an Experienced Contracts Director is $122,140.
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$84k - $159k
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$493 - $25k
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$88k - $177k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Contracts Director

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

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 $83,504 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Contracts Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,973 based on 81 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,436.
Employees with Contracts Director in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 22.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (10.5% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (9.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (8.7% less) and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (5.8% less).

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