Proposal Writer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

Median pay for Proposal Writers in Washington, District of Columbia lies in the neighborhood of $61K per year. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by a strong majority. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Female Proposal Writers in Washington are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (65 percent) are women. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,268 - $100,671
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$61K
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MEDIAN: $60,605
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$53.47 - $71.22
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$2,000  
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$40,851 - $131,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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$40,851 - $131,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | 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:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Key Stats for Proposal Writer

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Proposal Writer Salaries

Experienced
▲39%

▼0%

National Average
$72,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Proposal Writer Salaries

Project Management
▲26%

Microsoft Office
▲6%

Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation
▲2%

Editing
▼0%

National Average
$72,000

Proposal Writing
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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