Contracts Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$67,000
$45,000
Min 10%
$67,000
Median 50%
$99,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Fairview Health Services
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
Maryland
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a contracts specialist make?
The national average salary for a Contracts Specialist in the United States is $67,691 per year or $32.54 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $45,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $99,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Contracts Specialists are Government companies and Health Care companies. The best states for high paying Contracts Specialist jobs are Maryland, Virginia, Massachusetts, Delaware, and West Virginia. The typical tenure for a Contracts Specialist is 3.3 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Specialist
$54,734

Average Contracts Specialist Salary By Location

Contracts Specialists in the United States of America make on average $67,691 a year or $32.54 per hour. Washington, DC reports the highest Contracts Specialist salaries at $96,646 per year. Even as an entry-level Contracts Specialist, you will make $59,000 per year in Washington, DC. Some of the states with the best Contracts Specialist salaries are Maryland, Virginia, Massachusetts, Delaware, West Virginia, Rhode Island, and Alabama. Wyoming, Louisiana, Hawaii, Wisconsin, and Indiana are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Contracts Specialist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Contracts Specialists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Contracts Specialist Salary By Company

Contracts Specialists report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Government companies and Health Care companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Contracts Specialists at Fairview Health Services and Microsoft report the highest salaries. Companies like Providence Health & Services and Salesforce also pay high salaries to their Contracts Specialists.

Average Contracts Specialist Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Contracts Specialist works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Health Care companies, Retail companies, and Government companies pay higher-than-average wages for Contracts Specialists. Health Care companies pay their Contracts Specialists the highest wages, averaging $71,739 per year. Retail companies and Government companies pay well too, at $70,112 and $67,167, respectively. At $63,551, the average salary for Contracts Specialists in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care
$71,739
$72k
Retail
Retail
$70,112
$70k
Government
Government
$67,167
$67k
Technology
Technology
$65,117
$65k
Professional
Professional
$63,551
$64k

Contracts Specialist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Contracts Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Contracts Specialist can range from $37,475 to $94,977 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Contracts Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
State of Illinois
Contract Specialist III
04/27/2020
$50,964
Uconn Health Center
Procurement Contract Specialist
04/25/2020
$83,886
General Services Admin
Contract Specialist
04/25/2020
$102,663
Department of The Interior
Supervisory Contract Specialist
04/24/2020
$111,286
Department of The Interior
Supervisory Contract Specialist
04/24/2020
$111,286
General Services Admin
Contract Specialist
04/23/2020
$98,336
General Services Admin
Supervisory Contract Specialist
04/23/2020
$94,512
General Services Admin
Supervisory Contract Specialist
04/23/2020
$94,512
General Services Admin
Contract Specialist
04/23/2020
$98,336
General Services Admin
Contract Specialist
04/23/2020
$100,027
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