Pay for Proposal Writers in Washington sits in the ballpark of $61K per year. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Female Washington Proposal Writers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (63 percent) are women. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and a strong majority receive dental plans. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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$40,851 - $131,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
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District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
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Experience Affects Proposal Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 39%


National Average
$72,000


Skills That Affect Proposal Writer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 26%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Editing
up arrow 2%

Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation
up arrow 2%

Proposal Writing
0%

National Average
$72,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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