Pricing Manager Salary (United States)

The average Pricing Manager in the United States earns approximately $82,287 annually. Pay starts at $46,291 and can approach $122,982 per year on the higher side. Overall cash earnings for Pricing Managers stretch from $49,535 on the lower end to $113,446 near the top, and the heftier packages can encompass around $17,678 from bonuses and $12,350 from profit sharing. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this profession enjoy health benefits; medical and dental coverage is claimed by nearly all, and most earn vision coverage. Men just barely outnumber women in the field at 59 percent. Most Pricing Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.
Pricing Manager Salary (?
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$49,535 - $113,446
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Pricing Manager Salary (?
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$49,535 - $113,446  
   
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$0.00 - $17,678  
Profit Sharing
$504 - $12,350  
Total Pay (?
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$46,291 - $122,982  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 545
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$9.23 - $21.21  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $33.36  
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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  
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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

Pricing Managers note just a narrow range of job skills. 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. Most people skilled in Data Analysis are similarly competent in Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Pricing Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Workers new to the field can expect to earn $67K, increasing to $83K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $100K. Following a couple decades of work, Pricing Managers watch their salaries dip to an average of $100K. 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. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; more than half of those surveyed fall within this distribution.

Pay Difference By Location

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$82,000
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Surpassing the national average by 35 percent, Pricing Managers in Philadelphia receive some of the highest pay in the country. Pricing Managers will also find cushy salaries in Raleigh (+27 percent), Houston (+25 percent), Washington (+22 percent), and Seattle (+11 percent). Trailing the national average by 13 percent, Denver is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Experience Affects Pricing Manager Salaries

National Average
$82,000

Skills That Affect Pricing Manager Salaries

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National Average
$82,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
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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%
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