Bid Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Bid Manager is $65,448 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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$35,986 - $104,848
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $65,447
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Bid Manager Total Pay (?
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$14.54 - $20.02
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,986 - $104,848  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,134  
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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$34,163 - $112,768  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.54 - $20.02  
   
Overtime
$21.69 - $27.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,134  
   
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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$34,163 - $112,768  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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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.
Pay Difference By Location
Miami
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New York
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National Average
$63,000
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Experience Affects Bid Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
Late-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$63,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 23%
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Gender
Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 13%
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