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The average salary for a Senior contracts manager is $99,500.
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$79k - $143k

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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior contracts manager

The top respondents for the job title Senior contracts manager are from the companies Lockheed Martin Corp, UnitedHealth Group and Rockwell Collins, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Raytheon Co. where the average pay is $125,126. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Lockheed Martin Corp and Sentek Global, earning around $124,800 and $103,471, respectively. U.S. Air Force (USAF) pays the lowest at around $76,230. UnitedHealth Group and AT&T Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $92,000 and $95,522, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Senior contracts manager

Skills in Contract Management, Contract Negotiation, Legal Compliance, Legal Document Review and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior contracts manager

An early career Senior contracts manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $83,153 based on 49 salaries. A mid-career Senior contracts manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,811 based on 170 salaries. An experienced Senior contracts manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,926 based on 364 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,053.
Employees with Senior contracts manager in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 24.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (19.7% more) and San Diego, California (9.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (4.1% less), Dallas, Texas (3.9% less) and Seattle, Washington (1.1% less).

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