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Proposal Manager
$59K-$72K / yr. (est.)
$59K
$65,848 / year
$72K
Average base salary
The salary information provided is based on data collected from various reliable sources and may vary depending on individual qualifications and other factors.

About Proposal Manager

What does a Proposal Manager do?

As Proposal Managers, we develop and review proposal strategies and themes and develop a proposed management plan. We assemble proposal teams of resources and suggest internal and external resources by coordinating with the capture manager. We write, edit and rewrite efforts and develop graphic concepts.

Core tasks:

  • developing proposal compliance matrix and fulfilling needs through proposal development efforts
  • reviewing completed storyboards and proposal section to address requirements
  • integrating technical and cost volumes and reading and commenting on cost narrative by coordinating with cost volume lead
  • directing proposal efforts and personnel and engaging on blue team and back hats
  • developing, reviewing, and refining program development processes and running proposal development team operations efficiently

Insights

How Many Years of Experience Do Professionals Need Before Becoming Proposal Manager?
On average, people work 7+ years in other positions prior to becoming a Proposal Manager.
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ConsultantMiami, FL - 9 months ago
Well, this statistic proves my theory that being a Proposal Manager requires a diverse skillset and background! 💪
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Project ManagerNew York City, NY - 9 months ago
I've worked so many years to get to where I am now, and this shows that experience truly counts in this profession. 🙌
How Long Do Proposal Manager Employees Typically Stay in Their Roles?
On average, Proposal Managers works in this position for 5+ years across multiple employers.
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Marketing SpecialistNew York City, NY - 9 months ago
Experience matters, but so does adaptability! Proposal Managers need to keep up with evolving markets and technologies. Otherwise, they risk becoming outdated.
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HR ManagerAustin, TX - 9 months ago
🤷 In my opinion, it's not just about the years put in; it's about staying relevant and being able to effectively communicate and collaborate across diverse teams!
What Is the Job Hopper Score for Proposal Manager Employees?
Frequent job changes in Proposal Manager, indicating a willingness to change companies and roles more frequently.
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Senior Project CoordinatorChicago, IL - 9 months ago
Frequent job changes show a lack of commitment and stability. As someone who values loyalty and dedication in my team, this is a major concern. 🙅
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Marketing AssistantDallas, TX - 9 months ago
tbh, 🤷 I think frequent job changes could mean someone's still exploring different roles. They could be a quick learner and have a wide range of skills.

Career path

Path to job

Discover a Proposal Manager's areas of knowledge sorted by their majors.
Explore the list of higher education institutions that a Proposal Manager typically studied at.
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Demographics

What Is the Age and Gender Ratio of Proposal Manager Employees?
Gender ratio in Proposal Manager position: 0.52387330601954 Male and 0.47612669398046 Female. Age ratio in Proposal Manager position: 16-20: 3%, 21-30: 43%, 31-40: 32%, 41-50: 15%, 51-60: 6%, 60+: 1%. Proposal Manager position is predominantly male (52.4%) with the largest age group being 21-30 years old, followed by 31-40 years old.
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Proposal ManagerSeattle, WA - 9 months ago
This is unacceptable! How is it possible that only 6% of Proposal Managers are in the 51-60 age group? Age discrimination is real! 😠
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Proposal ManagerNew York, NY - 9 months ago
I can't believe the percentage of females in the Proposal Manager role is so low! We need more diversity and gender equality in this field! 🚺

Workplaces

Who Are the Top Employers for Proposal Manager?
Top employers of Proposal Manager position: IBM, Leidos, Lockheed Martin Corporation. People who work in Proposal Manager position most typically go on to work for the IBM.
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Proposal ManagerHouston, TX - 9 months ago
As a Proposal Manager, why would you settle for anything less than working for IBM?
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Proposal ManagerSan Francisco, CA - 9 months ago
I cannot believe that anyone would want to work for Leidos as a Proposal Manager. Their management style is archaic.
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What Industries Does Proposal Manager Typically Have Experience In?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Proposal Manager: Information Technology, Manufacturing, Professional / Scientific / Technical, Administrative & Support, Construction. Proposal Manager employees most likely come from a Information Technology industry background.
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Proposal ManagerHouston, TX - 9 months ago
🔥 I feel like I'm constantly juggling priorities and putting out fires. It's exhausting!
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Proposal ManagerPhiladelphia, PA - 9 months ago
Hey y'all, this job is tough but rewarding. Getting that big contract feels so good! 🎉

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Discussion about Proposal Manager

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Is Proposal Manager a female or male dominated profession?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
This is a well balanced profession, about half of the people are women.
How old are people who work as a Proposal Manager?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
The typical age is 33 for a Proposal Manager.
Is a Proposal Manager considered to be a junior profession?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
On average, people have 7 years of experience when they start working as a Proposal Manager
Which industries does a Proposal Manager typically work in?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Manufacturing is the most probable for a Proposal Manager to work in.
What kind of higher education a Proposal Manager need?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
You should be fine with a Bachelor of Arts degree
Where are you working as a Proposal Manager?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
If you are a Proposal Manager you should definitely apply for IBM, Leidos, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon
How long do you usually work as a Proposal Manager before changing to another position?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
On average people change after more than 5 years.
How common is it for a Proposal Manager to jump from company to company?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
We can say that a Proposal Manager is likely a job hopper role.
What work history do people usually have before becoming a Proposal Manager?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Most people come from Proposal Writer, Proposal Coordinator or Project Manager roles
Working as a Proposal Manager what job titles should I consider to switch to?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Project Manager, Proposal Writer or Director OF Proposals are good next steps for a Proposal Manager
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