Contract managers identify, secure and manage projects and contracts.
- Newly trained contracts managers can earn in the region of £24,800 - £31,000
- Trained with experience contracts managers can earn in the region of £31,000 - £46,000
- Senior, chartered or master contracts managers can earn in the region of £46,000 - £57,000
Salaries typically depend on location, employer and level of responsibility. Salaries and career options improve with chartered status.
Qualifications and Training
There are no set qualifications, though employers will usually look for an HNC/HND or a degree in a subject such as project management, construction management or engineering.
You could also be considered from other industries if you have a background in project or contract management.
You would need to carry out continued professional development through seminars and training events.