How much does a Top Contracts Executive make in the United States? The average Top Contracts Executive salary in the United States is $233,860 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $196,371 and $280,731. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $196,371 10% $162,239 90% $323,403 75% $280,731 $233,860 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Top Contracts Executive

Top Contracts Executive directs and develops an organization's contracts administration function. Collaborates with legal team to ensure the preparation of proposals, negotiation processes, and contract administration follow company policies and adhere to legal requirements. Being a Top Contracts Executive directs the development of policies and processes that govern the contract administration staff and provide guidance on contract terms and the assessment of contract proposals. Utilizes expert knowledge of the contract life cycle, types of contracts, and applicable government regulations to lead and develop strategies for negotiation of complex or high-value contracts to meet business objectives. Additionally, Top Contracts Executive typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Sometimes requires certification like the NCMA Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM). Typically reports to senior management. The Top Contracts Executive manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. To be a Top Contracts Executive typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Airline and Refinery. Its route network is centered on a system of hubs and markets at airports in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, London-Heathro... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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Skills associated with Top Contracts Executive: Contract Compliance, Contract Management Software, Contract Negotiation, Contract Review ...More

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