Proposal Engineer (Sales) Salary
|Salary||$50,876 - $95,799|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $10,410|
|Total Pay (||$53,720 - $105,403|
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.Read More...
Most companies require that proposal engineers (sales) hold at least an associate’s degree or technical certificate in a related field. Experience in a related position is generally required as well. Proposal engineers (sales) must be proficient in basic computer software such as the Microsoft Office suite and be able to interpret computer-generated models and graphs. Employers may prefer candidates have work experience leading, managing, and/or organizing teams. This position requires the ability to work well in a team setting, but also work well on their own with minimal supervision.. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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
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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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