Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Contract Specialist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$68,047 / yrTotal Pay
$53,105 / yrBase Pay
$14,942 / yrAdditional Pay

$68,047

 / yr
$13K$365K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Contract Specialist is $68,047 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $53,105 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $14,942 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Contract Specialist salary is $53,105. Salaries can range from $12,904 - $364,999. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Contract Specialist in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $68,047.

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What are some related job titles for Contract Specialist?

Some related job titles are Contract Administration Salaries with median pay of $82,968, Contract Management Salaries with median pay of $88,638, Contracts Manager Salaries with median pay of $99,941, Contracts Negotiator Salaries with median pay of $89,213.

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US Air Force
4.1

US Air Force

Contract Specialist

$70,739

 /yr
Range: $25K - $143K

$25K

$143K

$25,267 - $143,193 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Contract Specialist

$80,100

 /yr
Range: $45K - $123K

$45K

$123K

$45,411 - $122,537 Range

US Department of Defense
4.0

US Department of Defense

Contract Specialist

$76,347

 /yr
Range: $36K - $155K

$36K

$155K

$36,319 - $154,935 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

$76,930

 /yr
Range: $61K - $109K

$61K

$109K

$60,875 - $109,106 Range

US Navy
3.7

US Navy

Contract Specialist

$86,952

 /yr
Range: $50K - $160K

$50K

$160K

$50,319 - $160,238 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

$70,757

 /yr
Range: $42K - $131K

$42K

$131K

$42,203 - $130,541 Range

US Defense Logistics Agency
4.0

US Defense Logistics Agency

Contract Specialist

$71,981

 /yr
Range: $47K - $128K

$47K

$128K

$46,645 - $127,505 Range

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United States Federal Government
4.1

$90,244

 /yr
Range: $36K - $166K

$36K

$166K

$36,254 - $166,022 Range

U.S. General Services Administration
4.1

$88,599

 /yr
Range: $46K - $124K

$46K

$124K

$46,429 - $124,304 Range

US Army Corps of Engineers
4.2

US Army Corps of Engineers

Contract Specialist

$84,473

 /yr
Range: $37K - $135K

$37K

$135K

$36,661 - $134,568 Range

US Air Force
4.1

US Air Force

Contract Specialist

$59,622

 /yr
Range: $34K - $103K

$34K

$103K

$34,123 - $103,270 Range

U.S. General Services Administration
4.1

$109,680

 /yr
Range: $68K - $135K

$68K

$135K

$68,148 - $135,407 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Contract Specialist

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $50K - $121K

$50K

$121K

$49,677 - $121,050 Range

US Department of Defense
4.0

US Department of Defense

Contract Specialist

$85,679

 /yr
Range: $52K - $139K

$52K

$139K

$51,532 - $139,344 Range

Naval Sea Systems Command
3.6

Naval Sea Systems Command

Contract Specialist

$94,871

 /yr
Range: $54K - $139K

$54K

$139K

$54,053 - $139,000 Range

US Department of the Interior
4.0

$104,428

 /yr
Range: $73K - $122K

$73K

$122K

$72,839 - $121,737 Range

US Department of Energy
4.2

US Department of Energy

Contract Specialist

$97,989

 /yr
Range: $72K - $164K

$72K

$164K

$72,215 - $163,579 Range

US Navy
3.7

US Navy

Contract Specialist

$92,763

 /yr
Range: $50K - $156K

$50K

$156K

$50,000 - $155,839 Range

Diamond Resorts
3.5

Diamond Resorts

Contract Specialist - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $19

$14

$19

$14 - $19 Range

US Forest Service
3.8

US Forest Service

Contract Specialist

$105,686

 /yr
Range: $76K - $146K

$76K

$146K

$75,585 - $146,051 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Contract Specialist salaries

The national average salary for a Contract Specialist is $70,470 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Contract Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 764 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Contract Specialist employees.

The highest salary for a Contract Specialist in United States is $112,249 per year.

The lowest salary for a Contract Specialist in United States is $44,242 per year.

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