How much does a Cost Administrator make? The average Cost Administrator salary is $65,106 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $52,076 and $68,251. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Valiant Integrated Services - Herndon , VA
Valiant Integrated Services seeks a government Contracts Administrator to perform cradle to grave contract & subcontract administration for contract awards and modifications for all contract cost ...
Valiant Integrated Services - 84 days ago
Leidos - Chantilly , VA
The Subcontracts Administrator is responsible for activities that span the entire procurement cycle ... Conducts price and cost analysis. * Negotiates pricing and terms/conditions with subcontractors
Appcast Agency - 12 days ago
Capstone Corporation - Virginia Beach , VA
... against, cost, schedule, risk, and performance requirements to support technology growth for ... administrator, and/or data standardization. Minimum Qualifications: Experience Installing ...
Monster - 3 days ago
American Environmental & Engineering Consultants - Reston , VA
AEEC is currently seeking a Contract Administrator to support our Corporate Headquarters in Reston ... The selected candidate will be responsible for Maintain up-to-date Project Reporting ndash cost ... - 4 days ago
Surescripts - Arlington , VA
The Senior System Administrator will stay abreast of emerging technology and industry best ... Conduct cost benefit analysis of infrastructure systems and technology solutions. Explore, plan ... - 2 days ago
VMD Corp - Fairfax , VA
In this Associate Contract Administrator role, you will be responsible for assisting with the ... Knowledge of Federal Government Contracts terms and conditions appropriate for Cost Reimbursable ...
ZipRecruiter - 32 days ago

Cost Administrator Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Cost Administrator between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Cost Administrator in each city.
Click to see the salary for Cost Administrator in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $81,383
Washington, DC $72,476
Miami, FL $63,381
Chicago, IL $69,070
Boston, MA $73,355
New York, NY $78,323
Dallas, TX $64,683
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What is the average salary for Cost Administrator in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Cost Administrator in the United States. The base salary for Cost Administrator ranges from $52,076 to $68,251 with the average base salary of $65,106. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $52,878 to $68,251 with the average total cash compensation of $65,106.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $65,106 $52,076 - $68,251
Bonus $0 $802 - $0
Total Pay $65,106 $52,878 - $68,251
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What's the difference between Estimator - Cost and Cost Administrator?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Cost Administrator is $65,106, and the average salary of Estimator - Cost is $81,394. The average salary of Estimator - Cost is higher than Cost Administrator. ( 2020-10-28 )
I am a Cost Administrator, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Cost Administrator. a Cost Administrator Salary in New Britain, CT is $70,315 as of October 28, 2020; a Cost Administrator Salary in Barnstable, MA is $68,656 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 )
Why does the salary of a Cost Administrator vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 )
What are the Pay Factors for Cost Administrator?
Salary ranges for a Cost Administrator can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-10-28 )
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Salaries are ultimately dictated by the position being applied to, and hiring company, but there are several important pay factors that come into play based on your individual history that could impact your value to the company.'s Personal Salary Report will analyze these factors for you to help you maximize your earning potential. ( 2020-10-28 )

Last Update: October 28, 2020