Senior Contract Administrator/Contract Administrator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$85,000
$50,000
$85,000
$144,000
Did you know that the average senior contract administrator/contract administrator makes $85,482 per year? That's valued at $41.1 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $50,000 and $144,000, meaning senior contract administrators/contract administrators have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most senior contract administrators/contract administrators find a job with technology and professional companies, while others work for energy, technology, and construction companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware are the top states in the U.S. to pay senior contract administrators/contract administrators the highest salaries.
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Map of Senior Contract Administrator/Contract Administrator Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Senior Contract Administrators/Contract Administrators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Senior Contract Administrator/Contract Administrator Salary By Location

While a senior contract administrator/contract administrator can average a salary of $85,482 per year, or $41.1 per hour, there are many opportunities for senior contract administrators/contract administrators to make more. For example, in San Francisco, CA you might make $101,323 per year. Other high-paying locations include Stamford, CT, Cambridge, MA and Annapolis, MD. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Francisco, CA where the average starting salary is $57,000. The highest paying states for senior contract administrators/contract administrators include Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware. Meanwhile, Indiana, Iowa, and Minnesota offer the lowest salaries.

Average Senior Contract Administrator/Contract Administrator Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Health First and UnitedHealth Group as they offer the highest salaries for senior contract administrators/contract administrators.

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Average Senior Contract Administrator/Contract Administrator Pay By Industry

Senior contract administrator/contract administrator salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with energy, technology, and construction companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a senior contract administrator/contract administrator can make a yearly salary of $92,934 while working for energy companies. All the while, other senior contract administrators/contract administrators are making $86,683 at technology companies and $84,231 at construction companies. One industry senior contract administrators/contract administrators may want to avoid is the manufacturing industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $83,127.

Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$92,934
$93k
Technology
Technology
$86,683
$87k
Construction
Construction
$84,231
$84k
Finance
Finance
$84,018
$84k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$83,127
$83k

Senior Contract Administrator/Contract Administrator Salary History

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Recently Added Senior Contract Administrator/Contract Administrator Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
SR. Contracts Administrator
SR. Contracts Administrator
07/15/2020
07/15/2020
$115,000
$115,000
07/15/2020
Senior Contracts Administrator
Senior Contracts Administrator
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$70,000
$70,000
06/26/2020
Senior Business & Industry (B&I) Grant and Contract Administrator
Senior Business & Industry (B&I) Grant and Contract Administrator
06/21/2020
06/21/2020
$62,500
$62,500
06/21/2020
Senior Construction Contracts Administrator
Senior Construction Contracts Administrator
06/04/2020
06/04/2020
$117,749
$117,749
06/04/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Senior Android Contractor/Health and Fitness
Senior Android Contractor/Health and Fitness
Senior Android Contractor/Health and Fitness
04/22/2020
04/22/2020
$156,525
$156,525
04/22/2020
SR. Contracts Administrator
SR. Contracts Administrator
03/24/2020
03/24/2020
$130,000
$130,000
03/24/2020
City of Seattle
City of Seattle
Senior Contracts Administrator (Project Fund & Agreements Coord, SR)
Senior Contracts Administrator (Project Fund & Agreements Coord, SR)
Senior Contracts Administrator (Project Fund & Agreements Coord, SR)
03/19/2020
03/19/2020
$86,068
$86,068
03/19/2020
Senior Contract & Compliance Administrator
Senior Contract & Compliance Administrator
03/19/2020
03/19/2020
$81,201
$81,201
03/19/2020
Senior Contracts Administrator
Senior Contracts Administrator
03/14/2020
03/14/2020
$90,000
$90,000
03/14/2020
Senior Contracts Administrator
Senior Contracts Administrator
02/26/2020
02/26/2020
$73,045
$73,045
02/26/2020