Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Principal Contract Administrator make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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Industry

$103,175 / yrTotal Pay
$80,769 / yrBase Pay
$22,406 / yrAdditional Pay

$103,175

 / yr
$56K$269K
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The estimated total pay for a Principal Contract Administrator is $103,175 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $80,769 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 $22,406 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.

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$103,175 /yr
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$121,183 /yr
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Northrop Grumman
4.0

Northrop Grumman

Principal Contract Administrator

$94,859

 /yr
Range: $87K - $100K

$87K

$100K

$87,090 - $100,005 Range

BAE Systems USA
3.8

BAE Systems USA

Principal Contract Administrator

$89,982

 /yr
Range: $82K - $103K

$82K

$103K

$82,140 - $102,629 Range

Northrop Grumman
4.0

Northrop Grumman

Principal Contract Administrator

$98,547

 /yr
Range: $93K - $104K

$93K

$104K

$93,000 - $104,251 Range

Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities
3.5

Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities

Principal Contract Administrator

$92,702

 /yr
Range: $91K - $108K

$91K

$108K

$90,866 - $107,825 Range

General Dynamics Information Technology
3.9

$78K

$99K

$78,405 - $99,448 Range

BAE Systems USA
3.8

BAE Systems USA

Principal Contract Administrator

$120K

$134K

$119,541 - $133,955 Range

AspenTech
3.5

AspenTech

Principal Contract Administrator

$84K

$103K

$84,097 - $102,923 Range

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ICF
3.7

ICF

Principal Contract Administrator

$93K

$100K

$93,357 - $100,469 Range

Parsons Corporation
3.9

Parsons Corporation

Principal Contract Administrator

$134K

$145K

$134,057 - $145,117 Range

Fluor
4.0

Fluor

Principal Contract Administrator

$105K

$112K

$105,220 - $112,086 Range

CH2M
3.5

CH2M

Principal Contract Administrator
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$185K -$198K

$185K

$198K

$184,624 - $197,812 Range

Amtrak
3.8

Amtrak

Principal Contract Administrator

$114K

$123K

$113,824 - $122,648 Range

City and County of San Francisco
3.7

City and County of San Francisco

Principal Contract Administrator

$116K

$125K

$115,954 - $124,536 Range

Leonardo DRS
3.6

Leonardo DRS

Principal Contract Administrator

$97K

$105K

$96,830 - $105,370 Range

General Dynamics
3.8

General Dynamics

Principal Contract Administrator

$91K

$98K

$91,384 - $98,249 Range

BAE Systems
3.9

BAE Systems

Principal Contract Administrator

$99K

$105K

$98,623 - $104,907 Range

Southwest Research Institute
4.0

Southwest Research Institute

Principal Contract Administrator

$98K

$106K

$98,141 - $106,205 Range

Northrop Grumman
4.0

Northrop Grumman

Principal Contract Administrator
About 

$83K -$89K

$83K

$89K

$82,655 - $89,426 Range

NCI
3.3

NCI

Principal Contract Administrator
About 

$1M -$1M

$1M

$1M

$1,041,465 - $1,126,300 Range

Elekta
3.7

Elekta

Principal Contract Administrator

$66K

$73K

$66,016 - $72,606 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Principal Contract Administrator in United States of America

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$100,600

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Principal Contract Administrator with 4 to 6 years of experience

$93,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

14 days ago by a Principal Contract Administrator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$96,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

57 days ago by a Principal Contract Administrator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$105,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

59 days ago by a Principal Subcontracts Administrator with 10 to 14 years of experience

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$140,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

71 days ago by a Principal Contract Administrator with more than 15 years of experience

$103,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

96 days ago by a Principal Contract Administrator with more than 15 years of experience

$92,916

/yrAvg Base Salary

116 days ago by a Principal Contract Administrator with 4 to 6 years of experience

$98,547

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$500/yr

119 days ago by a Principal Contract Administrator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$118,238

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$15,000/yr

120 days ago by a Principal Contracts Administrator with 10 to 14 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Principal Contract Administrator salaries

The national average salary for a Principal Contract Administrator is $115,885 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Principal Contract Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Principal Contract Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a Principal Contract Administrator in United States is $166,917 per year.

The lowest salary for a Principal Contract Administrator in United States is $80,455 per year.

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