Bid Manager Salary

An average Bid Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $70K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of Bid Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$39,498 - $106,561
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$70K
$110K
MEDIAN: $69,609
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$11.33 - $24.24
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MEDIAN: $17.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,498 - $106,561  
   
Bonus
$1,485 - $25,253  
Commission
$10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$35,464 - $119,259  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $24.24  
   
Overtime
$29.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,485 - $25,253  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,464 - $119,259  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Job Description for Bid Manager

A bid manager oversees the process of bidding on contracts, from initial development and structuring to placing the bid to follow-up. They typically oversee a team that gathers the necessary information, performs cost analysis, and completes other tasks that are necessary to create an accurate and successful bid. Additionally, the bid manager is responsible for reporting the status of bids to executive management. An average day for a bid manager involves assessing the status of bids in progress, checking in with colleagues and department team members, reporting to direct supervisors, performing research, and refining bid data to present a polished bid. The job takes place primarily indoors, though in some cases travel and on-site inspection may be necessary for the manager to gather additional information for project completion.

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Bid Manager Tasks

  • Ensure review of the bid process and contract.
  • Monitor progress and resolve issues that arise.
  • Manage the bid budget.
  • Manage large bids.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bid Manager

Pay by Experience for a Bid Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Bid Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 53 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bid Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Bid Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 26 salaries. A Bid Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 16 salaries.

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Key Stats for Bid Manager

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Bid Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲52%

Late-Career
▲39%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Bid Manager Salaries


Proposal Writing
▲23%

National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 14%
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