Median pay for Pricing Managers in the United States is around $83K per year. Total cash compensation to Pricing Managers approaches anywhere from $46K on the lower end to $123K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $16K from bonuses and upwards of $8K from profit sharing. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Pricing Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Men make up a slight majority of Pricing Managers (54 percent) who responded to the survey. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,339 - $116,350
(Median)
$53K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,874
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.60 - $24.58
(Median)
$11
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,339 - $116,350  
   
Bonus
$1,196 - $16,321  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,757  
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).
)
$45,961 - $122,906  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 462
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.60 - $24.58  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $34.71  
National Annualized 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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,196 - $16,321  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,757  
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).
)
$45,961 - $122,906  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Job Description for Pricing Manager

Pricing managers assist with the accounting and pricing aspects of their organization. They work with the accounting staff, vendors, and employees to manage department workflow. This includes monitoring price and market movements, compliance with regulations and policies, and the control of associated risks. It also includes formulating and executing pricing policy changes in compliance with industry standards, analyzing price changes, troubleshooting processes, supporting audits, and conducting pricing optimization.

Read More...

Pricing Manager Tasks

  • Work with product developers to make sure products are competitive.
  • Identify and monitor competitors and adapt pricing strategies to reflect changes in the market.
  • Conduct financial modeling and analysis to determine prices for products.
  • Train and supervise pricing analysts.

Pricing Manager Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Pricing Manager


Survey results show that Pricing Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with Financial Modeling and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 29 percent and 11 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office, People Management, and Business Analysis. Most people familiar with Data Analysis also know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Pricing Manager

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $76K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $87K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Pricing Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $94K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $89K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $84,026

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Pricing Managers will find that Washington offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 40 percent. Pricing Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+32 percent), Philadelphia (+27 percent), Raleigh (+26 percent), and Atlanta (+16 percent). The lowest-paying market is Seattle, which sits 18 percent below the national average. Phoenix and New York are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 13 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Pricing Manager Salaries




National Average
$84,000


Skills That Affect Pricing Manager Salaries

Financial Modeling
up arrow 29%


Set Pricing Levels
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 1%

Pricing
0%

National Average
$84,000

People Management
up arrow 4%

Business Analysis
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 8%
ADVERTISEMENT