Experienced Proposal Managers take home an average $89K annually. Total cash compensation to Experienced Proposal Managers bottoms out near $63K and approaches $128K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $15K from bonuses and almost $20K from profit sharing. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. For the most part, Experienced Proposal Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Experienced Proposal Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 62 percent to be exact. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$61,614 - $122,031
(Median)
$62K
$89K
$120K
MEDIAN: $89,248
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$25.85 - $87.43
(Median)
$26
$43
$87
MEDIAN: $43.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,614 - $122,031  
   
Bonus
$482.88 - $15,137  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,574  
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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$62,756 - $128,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 357
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$25.85 - $87.43  
   
Overtime
$36.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$482.88 - $15,137  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,574  
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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$62,756 - $128,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $91,827

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Surpassing the national average by 26 percent, Experienced Proposal Managers in Washington receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Proposal Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Fairfax (+24 percent), Columbia (+20 percent), New York (+9 percent), and Denver (+7 percent). Experienced Proposal Managers in Tampa report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 28 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Employers in Austin and Philadelphia also lean toward paying below-median salaries (20 percent lower and 14 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Proposal Manager Salaries

Tech. Writing Management
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Business Development
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Technical Writing
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Proposal Writing
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Project Management
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Presentation
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Microsoft Sharepoint Server
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Windows Operating System General Use
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National Average
$92,000

Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Office
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Powerpoint
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Microsoft Excel
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Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation
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Adobe InDesign
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Editing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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