Bid Manager Salary

Bid Managers in the United States pull down an average of $68K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Bid Managers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Women make up the majority of Bid Managers (60 percent) who completed the questionnaire. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,823 - $123,299
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$71K
$120K
MEDIAN: $71,012
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90%

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$14.14 - $29.18
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$29
MEDIAN: $19.90
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$0$139K
Salary $39,823 - $123,299
Bonus $596 - $30,201
Total Pay (?
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$36,085 - $139,588
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 67
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $14.14 - $29.18
Overtime $30.52
Annual Data $0$139K
Bonus $596 - $30,201
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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$36,085 - $139,588
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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

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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
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Bid Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲54%

Late-Career
▲40%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Bid Manager Salaries


Proposal Writing
▲24%

National Average
$63,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 16%