Pricing Director Salary

Median pay for Pricing Directors in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $120K per year. In the world of Pricing Directors, total cash compensation can vary between $75K and $190K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $38K and $20K, respectively. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Pricing Directors survey respondents are men (74 percent). Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$71,039 - $162,157
(Median)
$71K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $119,736
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$71,039 - $162,157  
   
Bonus
$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).
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$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.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Pricing Director

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. In this occupation, salaries for the relatively untested average out to $99K, but folks in the five-to-10 year range enjoy a much heftier median of $121K. Pricing Directors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $139K. 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 $148K on average.

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Experience Affects Pricing Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$133,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Pricing Director Salaries

Strategy
up arrow 9%

up arrow 5%

National Average
$133,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%

Set Pricing Levels
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

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