CONTRACTS ADMINISTRATOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$74,000
$45,000
Min 10%
$74,000
Median 50%
$124,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
IAP Worldwide Services
Highest Paying City
Hartford, CT
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a contracts administrator make?
As a Contracts Administrator in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $74,996 per year or $36.06 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 79,000. The top 10 percent earn over $124,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $45,000 annually. Most Contracts Administrator jobs are in Professional companies and Technology companies. States with the highest Contracts Administrator salaries include Alaska, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. The typical tenure for a Contracts Administrator is 3.3 years.

Average Contracts Administrator Salary By Company

Contracts Administrators report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Contracts Administrators are Professional companies and Technology companies. Contracts Administrators at IAP Worldwide Services and Ball report the highest salaries. Companies like Netflix and Dell also report very competitive wages for Contracts Administrators.

Average Contracts Administrator Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Contracts Administrator in the United States is $74,996 per year or $36.06 per hour. Working in Hartford, CT as a Contracts Administrator will pay you the highest wages at around $72,223 per year. The Hartford, CT average entry-level salary for Contracts Administrators is $37,000. Alaska, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Jersey are the states with the highest payscale for Contracts Administrators. Georgia, Tennessee, and Alabama have the lowest Contracts Administrator salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Hartford, CT
$72,223
2
San Francisco, CA
$71,894
3
Boston, MA
$71,787
4
New York, NY
$71,464
5
Wilmington, DE
$70,560

Average Contracts Administrator Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Contracts Administrator works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Professional companies, and Internet companies pay higher-than-average wages for Contracts Administrators. Manufacturing companies pay their Contracts Administrators the highest wages, averaging $79,445 per year. Professional companies and Internet companies pay well too, at $76,313 and $75,875, respectively. The types of companies that pay Contracts Administrators the least are in the Technology industry, where the average annual salary is $69,706.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$79,445
2
Professional
$76,313
3
Internet
$75,875
4
Hospitality
$75,416
5
Construction
$74,005

RECENTLY ADDED Contracts Administrator SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Capitol Government Contract Specialists
Contracts Administrator
10/31/2019
$60,000
Aevex Intelligence
Contracts Administrator
10/31/2019
$125,220
Robert Half
Contracts Administrator
10/29/2019
$50,088
Selectek
Contracts Administrator
10/28/2019
$52,175
Robert Half
Contracts Administrator
10/28/2019
$52,175
Defense Contract Management Agency
Contracts Administrator
10/28/2019
$74,596
Defense Contract Management Agency
Contracts Administrator
10/28/2019
$55,851
Defense Contract Management Agency
Contracts Administrator
10/26/2019
$82,721
City of Denver
Contracts Administrator
10/26/2019
$62,465
Defense Contract Management Agency
Contracts Administrator
10/25/2019
$80,103
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