Entry-Level Proposal Manager Salary

An Entry-Level Proposal Manager earns an average salary of $63,163 per year.

$46,001 - $93,972
$46K
$63K
$94K
MEDIAN: $63,163
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$15.15 - $35.72
$15
$21
$36
MEDIAN: $20.99
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$46,001 - $93,972  
   
Bonus
$198.66 - $10,050  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,904  
Commission
$3,500  
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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$45,840 - $97,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 310
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.15 - $35.72  
   
Overtime
$36.03  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$198.66 - $10,050  
   
Commission
$3,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,904  
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).
)
$45,840 - $97,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,509

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Proposal Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Proposal Manager in Centreville:
`"$Learn to set boundaries."`
Because this job is driving by client deadlines, it can steamroll over your personal time if you're not careful. Track the peaks and valleys. If you're slammed and working lots of extra hours sometimes, make sure you have slow weeks to catch up on things, too.

Proposal Manager in Parsippany:
`"$Get ahead of the stress."`
Plan your time; find and acquire as much automation for the proposal building and database storage as possible.

Proposal Manager in Dallas:
Project Management is a key skill - Take classes. Learn to write well and develop presentation skills. You'll need them every day. The Executive Summary will sell the deal to the customer. Join APMP.

Proposal Manager in Denver:
`"$Proposal manager advice."`
It can be a rewarding job, but it is repetitive at times and has stressful periods when managing multiple proposals is required.

Proposal Manager in Wilton:
`"$Learn About A Lot Of Things."`
Be prepared to work harder than you ever have; have a sense of humor; understand that the people you work with have a different agenda from you.

Proposal Manager in Washington:
Seek out working with a supervisor who understands the need for flexible scheduling since Business Development may have long hours.

Key Stats for Proposal Manager

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
28%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Proposal Manager Salaries


Proposal Writing
▲3%

Tech. Writing Management
▲3%

National Average
$65,000

Business Development
▼2%

Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation
▼3%

Editing
▼3%

Technical Writing
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Microsoft Excel
▼6%

Presentation
▼8%

Salesforce
▼8%

Powerpoint
▼9%

Adobe InDesign
▼9%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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