Entry-Level Senior Contracts Manager Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Senior Contracts Manager is $84,677 per year.

$58,788 - $116,594
MEDIAN: $84,164

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Salary $58,788 - $116,594
Bonus $990 - $14,355
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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).
$59,751 - $116,725
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

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Senior Contracts Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Senior Contracts Manager in Dayton:
"The need to be mobile."
Be known for getting things done right and on time. Never leave a meeting without assurance that everyone has the same understanding. Realize that good interpersonal relationships are essential. Don't expect to exceed in your career purely on merit. You have to do your share to make your value apparent.

Senior Contracts Manager in Los Angeles:
"Negotiation 101."
Education in the use of the federal acquisition regulations. Advanced education in the far contracting clauses and the far termination clauses. Advanced education in TINA compliance.

Key Stats for Senior Contracts Manager


49 %
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Senior Contracts Manager Salaries

Legal Compliance

Contract Negotiation

National Average

Contract Management

Job Satisfaction

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


49 %
51 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 4%