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Pricing Manager Salary

Pay for Pricing Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $81K annually. Cash earnings for Pricing Managers — which occasionally include more than $18K from bonuses and more than $12K from profit sharing — stretch from around $47K to approximately $125K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Men working as Pricing Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. Most Pricing Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$50,201 - $114,456
(Median)
$50K
$81K
$110K
MEDIAN: $81,163
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$9.72 - $20.71
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,201 - $114,456  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,902  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $12,089  
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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$47,373 - $124,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 636
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.72 - $20.71  
   
Overtime
$14.44 - $32.66  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,902  
   
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $12,089  
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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$47,373 - $124,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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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


Pricing Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Financial Modeling, Financial Analysis, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 26 percent, 4 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Most people experienced in 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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $72K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $84K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $97K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $95K by contrast.

Pay Difference by Location


Philadelphia offers some of the highest pay in the country for Pricing Managers, 32 percent above the national average. Pricing Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Raleigh (+25 percent), Washington (+24 percent), San Francisco (+24 percent), and Dallas (+18 percent). Pricing Managers in Denver take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 27 percent less than the national average. Seattle and Phoenix are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 11 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Pricing Manager Salaries




National Average
$84,000


Skills That Affect Pricing Manager Salaries

Financial Modeling
up arrow 26%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Set Pricing Levels
up arrow 2%

Pricing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$84,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 122 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

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