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Contract Manager Salary

$119,198 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Contract Manager is $119,198 a year and $57 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Contract Manager is between $83,065 and $148,183. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Contract 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 activities of professional level personnel concerned with contracts for purchase or sale of equipment, materials, products or services.
  • Negotiates contracts with representatives.
Contract Manager Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Purchasing Managers

Job family population: 70,430

Estimated population of Contract Manager jobs: 4,466

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Contract Manager Job Listings for United States

Clinical Contract Manager (106500)
May 20
Pleasanton, CA, USA
Syneos Health
A Clinical Contracts Manager is needed for a 6-month contract position at major biotech company in Northern California. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: * Drafts, reviews and negotiates clinical trial ...
Clinical Contracts Manager
May 14
Pleasanton, CA, USA
Syneos Health (formerly INC Research/ inVentiv Health)
... contract position at major biotech company in Tucson. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: · Drafts, reviews and negotiates clinical trial agreements (Master Service Agreements, Work Orders, and Clinical ...
Contract Manager
Apr 26
Sacramento, CA, USA
Panasonic Energy
Contract Manager Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is collaborating with Tesla Motors, Inc. in a large-scale advanced battery manufacturing facility known as the Gigafactory near Reno, Nevada ...
Contract Manager
Apr 24
Sacramento, United States
Sim Infotech Inc.
Role Contract Manager Duration 3+ months Location Sacramento CA Participates in Contract Management and Project Management teams to support contract and subcontract compliance Generates reports ...
Contracts Manager
May 2
San Jose, CA, USA
Kelly Services
... and negotiating contracts, Non-Disclosure and Service level agreements and Statements of Work 2.3 to 5 years of experience drafting and managing Requests for Proposals and leading pricing ...
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