Pricing Manager Salary

Pricing Managers in the United States pull down an average of $82K annually. Total cash compensation to Pricing Managers bottoms out near $46K and approaches $126K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $18K from bonuses and almost $12K from profit sharing. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Male Pricing Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 56 percent of the field. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,111 - $116,727
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$82K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,145
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$9.83 - $23.50
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,111 - $116,727  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,688  
Profit Sharing
$483.39 - $11,878  
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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$45,883 - $126,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 705
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.83 - $23.50  
   
Overtime
$14.43 - $32.23  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,688  
   
Profit Sharing
$483.39 - $11,878  
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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$45,883 - $126,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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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.

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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.

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Popular Skills for Pricing Manager


Survey results suggest that Pricing Managers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Financial Modeling, Financial Analysis, Data Analysis, and Set Pricing Levels are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management and Business Analysis. Most people who know 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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $72K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $85K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Pricing Managers make a median salary of $96K. For some reason, Pricing Managers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $92K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $84,298

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Surpassing the national average by 32 percent, Pricing Managers in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Pricing Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+27 percent), Raleigh (+25 percent), Washington (+20 percent), and Dallas (+17 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Pricing Manager's salary, with Miami Pricing Managers earning salaries that are 31 percent less than the national average. Employers pay around 16 percent less in Denver and 15 percent less in Seattle, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Pricing Manager Salaries




National Average
$84,000


Skills That Affect Pricing Manager Salaries

Financial Modeling
up arrow 16%


Data Analysis
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Set Pricing Levels
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Pricing
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$84,000

People Management
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Business Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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