Contracting Officer salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 1,371 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Contracting Officers make?
The average total salary for a Contracting Officer is $97,000 per year. This is based on data from 1,371 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Contracting Officer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Contracting Officer salary can vary between $41,000 to $146,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Contracting Officer salary by location

Contracting Officer salary by company

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US Department Of Defense, Fairfax County, VA
19 income tax records
$99K – $161K
National Finance Center, Fairfax County, VA
11 income tax records
$97K – $145K
Central Intelligence Agency, Fairfax County, VA
19 income tax records
$69K – $130K

Contracting Officer demographics in United States

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39% are single
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61% are married
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52% have kids
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76% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Contracting Officers in United States

1,371 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a contracting officer in the United States is $97,000 per year. Contracting officer salaries in the United States can vary between $41,000 to $146,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,371 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as contracting officer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for contracting officers in the United States: US Department of Defense ($121,500 a year), National Finance Center ($110,500 a year), and Central Intelligence Agency ($86,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for contracting officers in the United States: Washington Metro Area, DC ($117,500 a year), Boston Metro Area, MA ($115,000 a year), and San Diego Metro Area, CA ($115,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.