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Pricing Director Salary

For Pricing Directors, annual average wages total $118K per year. Total incomes of Pricing Directors incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $36K from bonuses and close to $15K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $71K and $186K. In this profession, almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a fair number have vision insurance, as well. Most Pricing Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$67,379 - $160,765
(Median)
$67K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $117,645
10%
50%
90%

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$67,379 - $160,765  
   
Bonus
$5,059 - $35,849  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,101  
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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$71,206 - $185,813  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 160

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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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Pricing Directors report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Strategy, Pricing, Financial Analysis, and Set Pricing Levels are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Set Pricing Levels and Financial Analysis. Financial Analysis and Pricing are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Pricing Director

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


Pricing Directors generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Professionals with less than five years' experience earn a median of $92K annually, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts report a weighty six-figure median of $119K. Pricing Directors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $135K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $154K.

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Experience Affects Pricing Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$131,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Skills That Affect Pricing Director Salaries

Strategy
up arrow 11%

Pricing
up arrow 4%

National Average
$131,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 5%

Set Pricing Levels
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%