Average Subcontract Administrator Salary

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The average salary for a Subcontract Administrator is $69,930.
MEDIAN $69,930
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$51k - $100k
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$49k - $100k

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Job Description for Subcontract Administrator

Subcontract Administrator Tasks
  • Receive, review, revise, and negotiate around subcontracts and proposals.
  • Create reports, visualizations and documents to illustrate progress and analyses.
  • Resolve disagreements and concerns, communicating across groups.
  • Lead subcontract compliance and scheduling, negotiating changes.
  • Verify pricing and rates with multiple sources and .
The top respondents for the job title Subcontract Administrator are from the companies Lockheed Martin Corp, Northrop Grumman Corporation and Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company. Reported salaries are highest at Raytheon Co. where the average pay is $83,775. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Northrop Grumman Corporation and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, earning around $75,000 and $70,323, respectively. United Launch Alliance pays the lowest at around $50,008. Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company and Lockheed Martin Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $57,729 and $63,381, respectively.

Career Paths

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Subcontract Administrator
Subcontracts Administrator
Supply Chain Manager
Procurement Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Subcontract Administrator

Skills in Contract Negotiation, Procurement, Contract Management and Supplier Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Supply Chain.

Pay by Experience Level for Subcontract Administrator

An entry-level Subcontract Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,401 based on 31 salaries. An early career Subcontract Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,809 based on 210 salaries. A mid-career Subcontract Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,905 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Subcontract Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,054 based on 126 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $95,702.
Employees with Subcontract Administrator in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 19.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Huntsville, Alabama (10.1% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (6.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (17.9% less), Fort Worth, Texas (17.6% less) and Orlando, Florida (3.4% less).

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