Proposal Engineer (Sales) Salary

An average Sales Proposal Engineer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $66K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most Sales Proposal Engineers survey respondents are men (73 percent). For the most part, Sales Proposal Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$46,431 - $90,807
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$46K
$66K
$91K
MEDIAN: $66,086
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$46,529 - $95,542  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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Job Description for Proposal Engineer (Sales)

Proposal engineers (sales) work with designers and engineers to ensure a cost-effective solution for each customer’s specific needs. They serve as a facilitator from the start to finish of developing project proposals. This involves interacting with sales, design, and merchandising staff, as well as providing feedback to the customer. They are required to represent the company off-site to gather data, meet with customers, and find potential customers. Proposal engineers (sales) must be adaptable and able to quickly shift attention from one process or project to the next. It is important that the proposal engineer is able to fully understand and attempt to meet customers' needs in a timely and professional manner. Employers also require that the proposal engineer travel to represent the company, as well as meet with clients and potential clients.

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Proposal Engineer (Sales) Tasks

  • Prepare professional, customized and client centered proposals.
  • Establish and maintain draft copies.
  • Complete questionnaires used to bid for new/renewal business.
  • Review all proposal inputs and outputs.

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Popular Skills for Proposal Engineer (Sales)


Typical Sales Proposal Engineers report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Those educated in Microsoft Office tend to be well versed in Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Proposal Engineer (Sales)

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


Sales Proposal Engineers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $58K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $74K. Sales Proposal Engineers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $77K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $87K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Proposal Engineer (Sales) Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$69,000


Skills That Affect Proposal Engineer (Sales) Salaries

Microsoft Office
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National Average
$69,000

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%
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