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Pricing Manager

What Does a Professional in this Career Do?

A Pricing Manager manages pricing and implements pricing strategies for company products or services. Analyzes company costs, industry pricing trends and prices at competitor companies. Develops strategies for pricing to improve sales.

Job Outlook

There were 161 Pricing Manager job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 5487 in the United States.

In combination with other careers in the Pricing Analyst industry, which includes the Pricing Manager career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2015:

Salary

Many new Pricing Manager jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.

National

The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $130,503.

State

The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $123,670.

Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Pricing Manager postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $109,442.

Education and Experience

Posted Pricing Manager jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.

Education LevelPercentage
Associate's Degree1.62%
Bachelor's Degree78.22%
Master's Degree43.7%
Doctoral Degree5.52%
Other4.72%

Posted Pricing Manager jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.

Years of ExperiencePercentage
0 to 2 years6.68%
3 to 5 years51.72%
6 to 8 years23.34%
9+ years18.27%

Skills

Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Pricing Manager positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.

Baseline Skills

A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.

  • Management (46.97%)
  • Communication (45.78%)
  • Sales (45.45%)
  • Leadership (41.13%)
  • Operations (28.25%)
  • Microsoft Excel (24.24%)
  • Problem Solving (22.58%)
  • Planning (20.32%)
  • Research (19.5%)
  • Influencing Skills (19.34%)

Defining Skills

A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.

  • Accounting (23.46%)
  • Marketing (31.18%)
  • Finance (58.45%)
  • Economics (24.32%)
  • Pricing Strategies (50.77%)

Necessary Skills

A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.

  • Price Analysis (8.74%)
  • Corporate Finance (8.42%)
  • Auditing (16.38%)
  • Project Management (21.29%)
  • SQL (Programming Language) (12.1%)
  • Financial Services (2.33%)
  • Power BI (9.01%)
  • Financial Analysis (17.43%)
  • Transfer Pricing (11.14%)
  • Business Development (12.34%)
  • Sales Operations (9.41%)
  • New Product Development (8.76%)
  • Business Intelligence (3.68%)
  • Financial Modeling (12.7%)
  • Tableau (Business Intelligence Software) (10.11%)
  • Data Analysis (19.3%)
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) (8.04%)
  • Performance Management (4.18%)
  • Statistics (10.59%)
  • Process Improvement (9.87%)
  • Python (Programming Language) (5.07%)
  • Product Management (14.59%)
  • Market Trend (9.43%)
  • Request For Proposal (10.79%)

Distinguishing Skills

A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.

  • Pricing Analytics (6.75%)

Salary Boosting Skills

A professional who wishes to excel in this career path may consider developing the following highly valued skills. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is listed.

  • Pricing Analytics (11.22%)
  • Accounting (38.96%)
  • Economics (40.4%)
  • Marketing (51.79%)

Alternative Job Titles

Sometimes employers post jobs with Pricing Manager skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:

  • Transfer Pricing Manager
  • Strategic Pricing Manager
  • Pricing Strategy Manager
  • Director of Pricing
  • Pricing Analytics Manager
  • Transfer Pricing Director
  • Principal Pricing Analyst
  • Product Pricing Manager
  • Pricing Actuarial Analyst

Similar Occupations

If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.

Common Employers

Here are the employers that have posted the most Pricing Manager jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.

United States

  • Ryder (194)
  • Iron Mountain (116)
  • Elevance Health (115)
  • Deloitte (103)
  • Amazon (97)
  • Chemours (87)
  • Amentum (80)
  • KPMG (79)
  • Wolters Kluwer (79)
  • Autodesk (55)

North Carolina

  • Lowe's (9)
  • American Tire Distributors (5)
  • KPMG (5)
  • Disability Solutions (5)
  • Deloitte (5)
  • Triumph Group (4)
  • Wells Fargo (4)
  • Truist Financial (4)
  • GPAC (4)
  • Elevance Health (4)

NC State Programs Relevant to this Career

If you are interested in preparing for a career in this field, the following NC State Online and Distance Education programs offer a great place to start!