Pricing Director Salary

Pay for Pricing Directors in the United States sits in the ballpark of $120K per year. Cash earnings for Pricing Directors — which occasionally include more than $38K from bonuses and more than $20K from profit sharing — stretch from around $75K to approximately $190K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Pricing Directors is high. Making up 74 percent of those who took the survey, male Pricing Directors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$71,039 - $162,157
MEDIAN: $119,736

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National Salary Data (?
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$71,039 - $162,157  
$5,120 - $38,418  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $19,574  
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).
$74,595 - $189,648  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 193
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Job Description for Pricing Director

Pricing director jobs are generally classified as overhead administrative or sales positions. The pricing director is typically in charge of creating the pricing strategy for a specific product group or for all of the organization’s salable products. The main objective of the pricing director is to create, maintain, and discuss the pricing strategy of the organization and to keep the pricing strategy in line with the organization’s overall pricing structure and policies. Pricing directors work in a large variety of industries including construction, building materials, machinery, electronics, computers, and consumer goods, among others.


Pricing Director Tasks

  • Analyze market price trends to ensure product prices are set competitively.
  • Communicate with product development, marketing, and sales departments to establish pricing policies for products.
  • Develop models to aid sales department in appropriately pricing products and services.
  • Design pricing strategies and discounting policies for company’s products.

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Pricing Directors note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in Strategy, Pricing, Financial Analysis, and Set Pricing Levels are correlated to pay that is above average. Set Pricing Levels, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. Competency in Financial Analysis frequently indicates knowledge of Pricing.

Pay by Experience Level for Pricing Director

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

For Pricing Directors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Folks with fewer than five years of experience earn around $99K on average, but respondents who have racked up five to 10 years benefit from a six-figure median of $121K. Pricing Directors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $139K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $148K.

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Experience Affects Pricing Director Salaries

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Skills That Affect Pricing Director Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.


26 %
74 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 5%