$53,351
Avg. Salary
$23.09
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,963

Bonus

$983

Profit Sharing

$3,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Proposal Coordinator is $23.09 per hour.

The average pay for a Proposal Coordinator is $53,351 per year.

10%
$17.40
10%
$23.09
50%
$30.23
90%
90%
MEDIAN $23.09
10%
$40k
10%
$53k
50%
$73k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $53,351
$40,186 - $73,443
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$73K
MEDIAN: $53,351
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$0$73K
Salary $40,186 - $73,443
Bonus $499 - $4,973
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,637
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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$39,970 - $73,700
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 544
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $17.40 - $30.23
Overtime $27.11 - $47.53
Annual Data $0$73K
Bonus $499 - $4,973
Commission $3,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,637
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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$39,970 - $73,700
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 153

Job Description for Proposal Coordinator

The proposal coordinator's primary responsibility is to coordinate all of the necessary steps to deliver proposals to clients. The job comes with strict deadlines, as well as strict requirements to meet clients' quality standards and detailed requirements. Specific tasks performed by proposal coordinators include working on bids and conducting background research required for proposals, supporting various departments by performing related activities, and performing large amounts of writing and editing. As such, written and verbal communication skills are extremely important to this job, along with strong organizational skills, proficiency with basic computer programs, and strong analytical abilities.

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Proposal Coordinator Tasks
  • Coordinate and maintain team documentation efforts for responses to RFPs, RFIs, and other calls.
  • Analyze requirements and ensure that proposals meet requirements.
  • Edit and rewrite proposals, including creating templates and boilerplate text.
  • Draft proposals and communicate across teams to get input and meet deadlines.

Common Career Paths for Proposal Coordinator


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Proposal Coordinators might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Proposal Manager, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $75K per year.

Proposal Coordinator Job Listings

Popular Skills for Proposal Coordinator


Proposal Coordinators report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Desktop Publishing, Adobe InDesign, Graphic Design, and Proposal Writing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Request For Proposal Creation and Microsoft Office. Those familiar with Microsoft Office also tend to know Project Coordinating.

Pay by Experience Level for Proposal Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Proposal Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Proposal Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 246 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Proposal Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Proposal Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 65 salaries. A Proposal Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

8%

2%

-10%

-19%

National Average: $52,729

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Proposal Coordinators, Arlington provides a pay rate that is 22 percent greater than the national average. Proposal Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Reston (+13 percent), San Antonio (+11 percent), Houston (+11 percent), and San Francisco (+6 percent). Austin is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 17 percent. Seattle and San Diego are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 15 percent less than the median.

Proposal Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Proposal Coordinator?

Proposal Coordinator in Columbia:
"Great views and tasty food."
Pros: The location
Cons: Not a lot of interaction with other companies.

Proposal Coordinator in Cleveland:
"Working with technical staff to answer requests for qualifications."
Pros: Creating content for proposals and creative marketing material. The culture in my office.
Cons: My boss takes over sometimes and doesn't always let me shine or learn. The pay.

Proposal Coordinator in Seattle:
"Work Hard."
Don't be a tender teacup. Roll up your sleeves and put in your time. Pay your dues. Ask questions of your superiors.

Proposal Coordinator in Washington:
"That Moment When You Love Your Company and Not Your Pay."
Pros: My job, generally, is good. I telecommute everyday, work with intelligent, capable people, and am kept engaged with a variety of tasks. TCG, Inc. Is constantly looking for ways to improve their employees lives with new initiatives, like paying for employee get-togethers, starting a book club, and giving away tickets to sporting events and theater.
Cons: I have a high-stress position that puts me in a position where I have to meet strict government-mandated deadlines while managing people who are paid much more than I and have been in the industry much longer than I. My level of authority, and even many of my job responsibilities, are unclear.

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Key Stats for Proposal Coordinator

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 135 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Proposal Coordinator Salaries

▲19%

▲13%

▲10%

National Average
$53,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Proposal Coordinator Salaries


National Average
$53,000


Proposal Writing
▼3%

Graphic Design
▼3%

Project Coordinating
▼4%

▼5%


Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 9%