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How much does a Contract Administrator make?

Updated Jan 18, 2022

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$64,685 /yr
Average Base Pay

676 salaries

$42K

Low

$65K

Average

$100K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Contract Administrator make? The national average salary for a Contract Administrator is $64,685 in United States. Filter by location to see Contract Administrator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 676 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Contract Administrator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Contract Administrator$64,685 /yr
L3
Senior Contract Administrator$89,973 /yr
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Defense Contract Management Agency
3.9

Defense Contract Management Agency

Contract Administrator

$76,759

 /yr
Range: $61K - $119K
60 salaries
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$61K

$119K

$60,939 - $119,181 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Contract Administrator

$102,496

 /yr
Range: $75K - $144K

$75K

$144K

$75,038 - $144,101 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Contract Administrator

$76,569

 /yr
Range: $52K - $117K

$52K

$117K

$52,294 - $117,386 Range

Oracle
3.8

Oracle

Contract Administrator

$55,422

 /yr
Range: $46K - $63K

$46K

$63K

$46,219 - $63,089 Range

L3 Technologies
3.2

L3 Technologies

Contract Administrator

$65,471

 /yr
Range: $59K - $125K

$59K

$125K

$59,264 - $125,098 Range

US Air Force
4.1

US Air Force

Contract Administrator

$61,182

 /yr
Range: $27K - $118K

$27K

$118K

$27,000 - $118,188 Range

Tenet Healthcare
3.1

Tenet Healthcare

Contract Administrator

$68,203

 /yr
Range: $54K - $94K

$54K

$94K

$53,603 - $94,367 Range

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Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Contract Administrator

$71,394

 /yr
Range: $53K - $107K

$53K

$107K

$52,735 - $106,511 Range

Pacific Office Automation
3.6

Pacific Office Automation

Contract Administrator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $14 - $21

$14

$21

$14 - $21 Range

Centene
3.4

Centene

Contract Administrator

$65,910

 /yr
Range: $64K - $68K

$64K

$68K

$64,033 - $68,458 Range

Oracle
3.8

Oracle

Contract Administrator

$83,996

 /yr
Range: $50K - $104K

$50K

$104K

$49,582 - $103,628 Range

US Department of Defense
4

US Department of Defense

Contract Administrator

$78,780

 /yr
Range: $71K - $101K

$71K

$101K

$70,652 - $100,806 Range

Defense Contract Management Agency
3.9

Defense Contract Management Agency

Contract Administrator

$49,681

 /yr
Range: $48K - $83K

$48K

$83K

$47,747 - $82,989 Range

BAE Systems USA
3.8

BAE Systems USA

Contract Administrator

$67,111

 /yr
Range: $60K - $91K

$60K

$91K

$60,270 - $91,437 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Contract Administrator

$85,594

 /yr
Range: $66K - $128K

$66K

$128K

$66,024 - $127,849 Range

NBCUniversal
4.1

NBCUniversal

Contract Administrator

$67,575

 /yr
Range: $62K - $72K

$62K

$72K

$62,169 - $72,341 Range

BAE Systems USA
3.8

BAE Systems USA

Contract Administrator

$65,766

 /yr
Range: $56K - $105K

$56K

$105K

$56,378 - $105,096 Range

Costco Wholesale
4.1

Costco Wholesale

Contract Administrator - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $31

$16

$31

$16 - $31 Range

General Dynamics Information Technology
3.9

General Dynamics Information Technology

Contract Administrator

$59,111

 /yr
Range: $50K - $71K

$50K

$71K

$50,379 - $70,880 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Contract Administrator

$68,813

 /yr
Range: $64K - $73K

$64K

$73K

$63,910 - $72,566 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Contract Administrator salaries

The national average salary for a Contract Administrator is $64,685 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Contract Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 676 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Contract Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a Contract Administrator in United States is $99,924 per year.

The lowest salary for a Contract Administrator in United States is $41,874 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent contract administrator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$54,523
per year
A Contract Administrator in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $54,523 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$56,542
per year
A Contract Administrator in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $56,542 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$68,000
per year
A Contracts Administrator in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $68,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Subcontractor in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
 
Contract
Company - Public
$29
hourly
A Grant and Contract Administrator in the Ithaca, NY Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Ithaca, NY Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$49,880
per year
A Contract Administrator in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $49,880 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$68,000
per year
A Contract Administrator in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $68,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
A Contract Administrator in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Pittsburgh, PA Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public