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Contract Administration Manager Salary

$130,630 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Contract Administration Manager is $130,630 a year and $63 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Contract Administration Manager is between $90,633 and $162,528. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Contract Administration Manager. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Manages contract administration operations involving contracts for purchase or sale of equipment, materials, products, or services, and may direct those who estimate expenditures expected and submits to management.
  • Heads the review of bids from other firms for conformity to contract requirements, and determines acceptable bids.
  • Presides over the negotiations of contracts with customer or bidder.
  • Oversees the analysis of contracts and past operations, trends and costs, estimated and realized revenues, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred.
Contract Administration Manager Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Purchasing Managers

Job family population: 70,430

Estimated population of Contract Administration Manager jobs: 1,535

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City...

Contract Administration Manager Job Listings for United States

Contract Administrator (Deployable) with Security Clearance
May 21
Buffalo, United States
Defense Contract Management Agency
Defense Contract Management Agency uses the Expedited Hiring Authority to recruit and appoint ... Contract administration functions. Performs various contract administration functions, including ...
CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR with Security Clearance
May 22
Huntsville, United States
Defense Contract Management Agency
Defense Contract Management Agency uses the Expedited Hiring Authority to recruit and appoint ... Performs required contract administration functions, such as determining eligibility, verifying ...
Contract Services Manager I
May 12
Sacramento, CA, USA
Sacramento County
Contract Services Manager I Print Apply Contract Services Manager I Salary $103,690.08 - $114,318. ... contract administration; preparing requests for proposals, requests for bids, requests for ...
Contract Manager
Apr 26
Sacramento, CA, USA
Panasonic Energy
Contract Manager Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is collaborating with Tesla Motors, Inc. ... Contract Administration · Assist in drafting executive summaries of PENA contracts. · Advise PENA ...
Contracts Manager with Security Clearance
May 13
Ashburn, United States
Pacific Architects and Engineers LLC (PAE LLC)
Manage a variety of federal contracts from both the Civilian and Mission Support sectors. ... Conducts proposal preparation, contract negotiation, and administration of major contracts.
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