Bid Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Bid Manager is $64,812 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Bid Manager Total Pay (?
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$35,552 - $102,899
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $64,812
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Bid Manager Total Pay (?
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$14.88 - $20.12
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,552 - $102,899  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,067  
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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$34,660 - $110,129  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 140
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.88 - $20.12  
   
Overtime
$21.69 - $27.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,067  
   
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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$34,660 - $110,129  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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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
  • Manage the bid budget.
  • Manage large bids.
  • Ensure review of the bid process and contract.
  • Monitor progress and resolve issues that arise.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bid Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Bid Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$63,000
Late-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

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Gender

Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 14%
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