Pricing Manager Salary (United States)

The average Pricing Manager in the United States earns approximately $82,287 per year. Compensation starts at $46,291 and can reach $122,982 per year. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. The vast majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Male Pricing Managers are just a bit more common than females ones, with males workers composing 59 percent of the field. The majority of Pricing Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this outline were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Pricing Manager Salary (?
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$49,535 - $113,446
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MEDIAN: $79,118
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Pricing Manager Salary (?
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$9.23 - $21.21
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$49,535 - $113,446  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,678  
Profit Sharing
$504 - $12,350  
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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$46,291 - $122,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 545
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.23 - $21.21  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $33.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,678  
   
Profit Sharing
$504 - $12,350  
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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$46,291 - $122,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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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 put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Financial Analysis, Data Analysis, Pricing, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 5 percent, 4 percent, 4 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. It is often found that people who know Data Analysis are also skilled in Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Pricing Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Starting out, salaries are typically $67K, which grows to $83K after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $100K after 10 to 20 years. For Pricing Managers, pay actually goes down to about $100K after two decades on the job. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around one third of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 1 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10 percent. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$82,000
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For Pricing Managers, working in the bustling city of Philadelphia has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Pricing Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Raleigh (+27 percent), Houston (+25 percent), Washington (+22 percent), and Seattle (+11 percent). Denver is the lowest-paying area, 13 percent south of the national average.

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Experience Affects Pricing Manager Salaries

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$82,000

Skills That Affect Pricing Manager Salaries

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$82,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 134 votes.

Gender

Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%