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Contract Administrator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$85,362 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Contract Administrator is $85,362 a year and $41 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Contract Administrator is between $60,962 and $105,424. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Contract Administrator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Administers activities concerned with contracts for purchase or sale of equipment, materials, products, or services.
  • Negotiates contract with customer or bidder.
  • Examines performance requirements, delivery schedules, and estimates of costs of material, equipment, and production to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Reviews bids from other firms for conformity to contract requirements and determines acceptable bids.
  • Provides bids, process specifications, test and progress reports, and other exhibits that may be required.
Contract Administrator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products

Job family population: 294,050

Estimated population of Contract Administrator jobs: 12,280

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Contract Administrator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Contract Administrator - 19-01971
Jun 5
Chicago, IL, USA
Akorbi Workforce Solutions
TITLE: Contract Administrator LOCATION: Chicago, IL TYPE: Contract - 5 Months (Possible Extensions) RATE: Competitive Hourly Rate + Excellent Benefits JOB DESCRIPTION: Candidate will fulfill a ...
Contract Administrator
Jun 7
Orland Park, IL, USA
Next Day Plus
The Contract Administrator is responsible for the ongoing integrity and management of contract records. This position is responsible for both new customer service and existing customer retention. The ...
Service Contract Administrator
May 28
Waukegan, IL, USA
Johnson Service Group
Service Contract Administrator - Account Specialist - Robust Computer Skills Needed & Must have a Bachelors Degree Johnson Service Group is seeking to fill a temporary assignment with Our customer ...
Contract Specialist
May 24
Chicago, IL, USA
The Contract Analyst is expected to prioritize service functions, executing tasks and ... Complete Group Set-up functions in Policy Admin System * Complete benefit and underwriting ...
Contract Administration Manager
May 29
Oak Brook, IL, USA
OtterBase - Chicago
Acts as Contract Administrator within the contract management software. * Generates first drafts of contracts and form agreements (including but not limited to NDA's, Marketing Promotion Agreements ...
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