Proposal Writers with Project Management skills take home an average $55K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$40,776 - $72,843
(Median)
$41K
$55K
$73K
MEDIAN: $55,015
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90%

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$17.18 - $67.87
(Median)
$17
$25
$68
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,776 - $72,843  
   
Bonus
$1,019 - $10,067  
Commission
$3,000  
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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$40,851 - $80,136  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.18 - $67.87  
   
Overtime
$23.70 - $72.72  
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
$1,019 - $10,067  
   
Commission
$3,000  
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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$40,851 - $80,136  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Pay by Experience Level for Proposal Writer

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $52K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $62K. On average, Proposal Writers with Project Management skills make $69K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Proposal Writers with Project Management skills report making only $68K on average.

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Experience Affects Proposal Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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