$80,002
Avg. Salary
$26.02
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,134

Bonus

$3,017

Profit Sharing

$17,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Contracts Manager is $26.02 per hour.

The average pay for a Contracts Manager is $80,002 per year.

10%
$15.01
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$26.02
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$52.13
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MEDIAN $26.02
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$52k
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$117k
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MEDIAN $80,002
$51,765 - $117,427
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MEDIAN: $80,002
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$0$121K
Salary $51,765 - $117,427
Bonus $967 - $14,836
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,291
Commission $17,500
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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$50,657 - $121,689
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,087
Hourly Data $0$72
Hourly Rate $15.01 - $52.13
Overtime $21.48 - $72.86
Annual Data $0$121K
Bonus $967 - $14,836
Commission $17,500
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,291
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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$50,657 - $121,689
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 242

Job Description

Contracts managers can work in a variety of industries, including non-profit and government agencies. They act as the liaisons between companies and clients for contractual matters. Contracts managers can draft, evaluate and execute any type of contract that is negotiated between the business and client, such as short term, formal or annual contracts. They often work with the legal and/or finance department to monitor adherence and potential risks to the business or client.

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Contracts Manager Tasks
  • Coordinate design of contract verbiage with other internal departments including Legal, Finance, and Product Development.
  • Act as the point of contact for both internal and external customers in regards to contractual issues.
  • Draft, negotiate, and implement new contracts, amendments, renewals, and terminations.
  • Maintain current contracts by updating demographics, fee schedules, and any service changes.

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$93,000

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Common Career Paths


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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Contracts Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Contracts Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 614 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Contracts Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 620 salaries. An experienced Contracts Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 560 salaries. A Contracts Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 238 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,891

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Contracts Manager?

Contracts Manager in Dallas:
"Dallas is a great place to work and live!"
Pros: I like the people, amenities, cost of living.
Cons: The commutes are not a lot to be desired. Other than that Dallas has a lot to offer.

Contracts Manager in Middlebury:
Pros: Speaking with customers and reps; helping to train, coach and guide people both internally and externally; finding new business for the company.
Cons: Maintaining monotonous reporting, spreadsheets; making sense of the legal verbiage and trying to understand everything that needs to be done to accomplish one task regarding a specific contract.

Contracts Manager in GUAM:
"Living the culture."
Pros: Working with people.
Cons: Approval Limit.

Contracts Manager in Raleigh:
"Integrity."
Ensure integrity of company is at least equal to your own.

Contracts Manager in Columbus:
"Contracts and grants are my life."
Pros: I am able to help at the administrative level to make sure each provider and the company are happy with their agreement and produce results.
Cons: Some individuals still do not understand what I do.

Contracts Manager in Woodbridge:
"Inequitable distribution of daily responsibilities."
Think logically and use research sites and materials.

Contracts Manager in Denver:
"Retail Pharmact Contract Manager."
Pros: Working as a team and on my own.
Cons: Commute.

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Gender

Female
64 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 582 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

How Experience Affects Salaries

▲24%

▲13%

▼0%

National Average
$81,000

▼18%

How Skills Affect Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲23%

Microsoft Office
▲13%

▲11%



Proposal Writing
▲5%




Legal Document Review
▼0%

National Average
$81,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼1%



People Management
▼5%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 582 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 12%