Pricing Director Salary

Pay for Pricing Directors in the United States sits in the ballpark of $120K annually. In the world of Pricing Directors, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $39K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $15K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $77K and $191K. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect vision insurance. Male Pricing Directors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. 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.

$73,324 - $163,661
MEDIAN: $120,173

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National Salary Data (?
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$73,324 - $163,661  
$5,116 - $38,862  
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).
$76,711 - $190,838  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 189
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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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Job skills reported by Pricing Directors are limited. 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 as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. It is not unusual for someone who knows Financial Analysis to be familiar with Pricing as well.

Pay by Experience Level for

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

For many Pricing Directors, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Professionals with less than five years' experience earn a median of $96K annually, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts report a weighty six-figure median of $120K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $140K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $151K.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.


25 %
75 %

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%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 5%