Proposal Engineer (Sales) Salary

Sales Proposal Engineers in the United States take home an average $70K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Sales Proposal Engineers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Male Sales Proposal Engineers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$50,876 - $95,799
$51K
$69K
$96K
MEDIAN: $69,090
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50%
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$0$105K
Salary $50,876 - $95,799
Bonus $0.00 - $10,410
Profit Sharing $8,750
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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$53,720 - $105,403
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

Job Description for Proposal Engineer (Sales)

Proposal engineers (sales) work with designers and engineers to ensure a cost-effective solution for each customer’s specific needs. They serve as a facilitator from the start to finish of developing project proposals. This involves interacting with sales, design, and merchandising staff, as well as providing feedback to the customer. They are required to represent the company off-site to gather data, meet with customers, and find potential customers. Proposal engineers (sales) must be adaptable and able to quickly shift attention from one process or project to the next. It is important that the proposal engineer is able to fully understand and attempt to meet customers' needs in a timely and professional manner. Employers also require that the proposal engineer travel to represent the company, as well as meet with clients and potential clients.

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Proposal Engineer (Sales) Tasks

  • Establish and maintain draft copies
  • Complete questionnaires used to bid for new/renewal business
  • Review all proposal inputs and outputs
  • Prepare professional, customized and client centered proposals

Proposal Engineer (Sales) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Proposal Engineer (Sales)


Sales Proposal Engineers only report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel. Most people experienced in Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Proposal Engineer (Sales)

Pay by Experience for a Proposal Engineer (Sales) has a positive trend. An entry-level Proposal Engineer (Sales) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Proposal Engineer (Sales) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Proposal Engineer (Sales) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 18 salaries. A Proposal Engineer (Sales) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Proposal Engineer (Sales)

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Proposal Engineer (Sales) Salaries

Late-Career
▲46%

▲18%

▼0%

National Average
$70,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Proposal Engineer (Sales) Salaries


National Average
$70,000

Microsoft Word
▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 9%