Bid Managers in the United States can expect wages of $71K per year on average. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Bid Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$37,525 - $117,115
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$71K
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MEDIAN: $71,394
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$11.15 - $24.71
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MEDIAN: $16.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,525 - $117,115  
   
Bonus
$1,458 - $25,342  
Profit Sharing
$15,500  
Commission
$10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$34,816 - $134,145  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $24.71  
   
Overtime
$24.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,458 - $25,342  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$15,500  
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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$34,816 - $134,145  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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

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


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $54K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $70K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $101K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $89K.

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Key Stats for Bid Manager

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
3%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Bid Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 47%

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Bid Manager Salaries


Proposal Writing
up arrow 17%

National Average
$69,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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