$55,806
Avg. Salary
$19.39
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,937

Bonus

$2,250

Profit Sharing

$10,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Pricing Analyst is $19.39 per hour.

The average pay for a Pricing Analyst is $55,806 per year.

10%
$13.71
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$19.39
50%
$25.54
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MEDIAN $19.39
10%
$42k
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$56k
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$76k
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MEDIAN $55,806
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MEDIAN: $55,806
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$0$77K
Salary $42,126 - $76,331
Bonus $493 - $8,234
Profit Sharing $958 - $6,129
Commission $10,000
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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$39,578 - $77,805
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,915
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $13.71 - $25.54
Overtime $21.12 - $38.09
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $493 - $8,234
Commission $10,000
Profit Sharing $958 - $6,129
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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$39,578 - $77,805
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 349

Job Description for Pricing Analyst

Pricing analysts study pricing to determine the best target price for their business. While many businesses hire a full-time pricing analyst, some are hired as consultants to work on a single project or for a short amount of time.

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Pricing Analyst Tasks
  • Identify, scope and execute strategic price process improvement projects.
  • Proactively communicate metrics and project objectives, status, barriers and results to all levels of the organization.
  • Work with cross functional teams to define floor, target and ceiling pricing for project job components.
  • Scope the issue then define, build and implement solution to measure price effectively.

Pricing Analyst Pay By Employer

$0$95K

$57,236

$76,044

$75,000

Coyote Logistics
11 profiles
$50,615

$47,740

$51,097

$52,551

$55,752

$54,394

Staples, Inc.
6 profiles
$59,500

Common Career Paths for Pricing Analyst


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Though it's uncommon, some Pricing Analysts move into roles as Pricing Managers, where pay is an average $83K per year. Pricing Analysts most often move into positions as Senior Pricing Analysts or Senior Financial Analysts; those groups report median salaries that are $16K higher and $21K higher, respectively.

Pricing Analyst Job Listings

Popular Skills for Pricing Analyst


Survey results imply that Pricing Analysts deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Data Modeling, Tableau Software, Project Management, and SAS are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 12 percent and 19 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Set Pricing Levels, Microsoft Word, and Salesforce. Most people skilled in Data Analysis are similarly competent in Pricing.

Pay by Experience Level for Pricing Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Pricing Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Pricing Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 891 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pricing Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 262 salaries. An experienced Pricing Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 129 salaries. A Pricing Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 34 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,084

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

Pricing Analysts will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 19 percent. Pricing Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+13 percent), San Diego (+13 percent), Washington (+11 percent), and Chicago (+8 percent). In Oshkosh, salaries are 20 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Irvine (12 percent lower) and Milwaukee (7 percent lower).

Pricing Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Pricing Analyst?

Pricing Analyst in Port Huron:
"Like it. It's challenging."
Pros: The challenge.
Cons: Amount of work.

Pricing Analyst in Pittsburgh:
"Great company."
Pros: The work isn't bad and the benefits are good. They're flexible.
Cons: The atmosphere is stuffy and I wish it was more of a friendly atmosphere.

Pricing Analyst in Pittsburgh:
"Great company."
Pros: Great benefits and flexibility. Work and work load aren't too bad.
Cons: The office is a stuffy stomp sphere, I wish it were more friendly.

Pricing Analyst in Fairfax:
"Great."
Pros: The data analysis factor and working with numbers is a key component of the job of which I enjoy. I also enjoy working with smart and positive people.
Cons: Not high speed enough.

Pricing Analyst in Chicago:
"5 year plan, pay scale, visibility on compensation."
Have management show where the market is paying and how your current employer is offering the same or more. Have visibility on compensation plan and plans for internal growth.

Pricing Analyst in Chicago:
Pros: The people are good. Love the work. We have good systems and data. Lower management is good. Job flexibility is good.
Cons: Merit raises (the only raises you get) are awful as they often only meet CPI or are less which does not lend to making you feel you did a good job. Bonus' have to be wrangled though they were promised during the hiring process. Benefits are cut every year.Too many pats on the back without the accompanying dollars in the paycheck.

Pricing Analyst in Tacoma:
Pros: A lot of flexibility to define own workload, projects, etc. Fascinating to work with the complex data of a trucking company. It's a challenge to find the relevant trends and stories the data tells you about the story of how the company is conducting business. There is a lot of opportunity for someone with vision to simplify the story and optimize operations/sales efforts.
Cons: Little guidance, training, or development. Management feels aloof, bouncing from various meetings. Pay and benefits are weak, and it's difficult to see the direct contribution you make to the overall success of the company.

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Key Stats for Pricing Analyst

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 423 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Pricing Analyst Salaries

▲15%

▲13%

▲11%

National Average
$55,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Pricing Analyst Salaries

Data Modeling
▲18%

Tableau Software
▲14%



SAS
▲3%


SQL
▲1%


National Average
$55,000

Pricing
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

▼6%

Financial Reporting
▼6%

Microsoft Word
▼9%

Set Pricing Levels
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 423 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 10%