Pricing Director Salary

The average Pricing Director in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $118K per year. Total cash compensation for Pricing Directors runs from $72K to $186K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $34K and profit sharing that can reach almost $15K. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Almost all receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision insurance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Pricing Directors who answered the questionnnaire. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$68,366 - $161,231
(Median)
$68K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $117,987
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$68,366 - $161,231  
   
Bonus
$5,077 - $34,332  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,899  
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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$72,090 - $186,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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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.

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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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Professional skills reported by Pricing Directors are few in number. Most notably, skills in Strategy, Pricing, Financial Analysis, and Set Pricing Levels are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Set Pricing Levels and Financial Analysis as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Those with knowledge of Financial Analysis tend to be skilled in Pricing as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Pricing Director

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Pricing Directors. Folks with fewer than five years of experience earn around $95K on average, but respondents who have racked up five to 10 years benefit from a six-figure median of $120K. On average, Pricing Directors make $136K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $153K on average.

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Experience Affects Pricing Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$131,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Skills That Affect Pricing Director Salaries

Strategy
up arrow 10%

Pricing
up arrow 4%

National Average
$131,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 4%

Set Pricing Levels
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 6%
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