"pricing strategy," "strong analytical," and "customer service" aren't the only skills we found pricing analysts list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of pricing analyst responsibilities that we found, including:
See the full list of pricing analyst skills.
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a pricing analyst. We found that 74.9% of pricing analysts have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 13.1% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most pricing analysts have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every nine pricing analysts were not college graduates.
Those pricing analysts who do attend college, typically earn either a business degree or a finance degree. Less commonly earned degrees for pricing analysts include a accounting degree or a economics degree.
When you're ready to become a pricing analyst, you might wonder which companies hire pricing analysts. According to our research through pricing analyst resumes, pricing analysts are mostly hired by SMX Convention Center, Splunk, and Kuehne+Nagel. Now is a good time to apply as SMX Convention Center has 47 pricing analysts job openings, and there are 31 at Splunk and 23 at Kuehne+Nagel.
Since salary is important to some pricing analysts, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Apple, Google, and Bed Bath & Beyond. If you were to take a closer look at Apple, you'd find that the average pricing analyst salary is $105,566. Then at Google, pricing analysts receive an average salary of $103,088, while the salary at Bed Bath & Beyond is $101,276.
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If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at Boeing, American Express, and State Street. These three companies have hired a significant number of pricing analysts from these institutions.
For the most part, pricing analysts make their living in the transportation and technology industries. Pricing analysts tend to make the most in the finance industry with an average salary of $69,095. The pricing analyst annual salary in the manufacturing and automotive industries generally make $65,315 and $65,267 respectively. Additionally, pricing analysts who work in the finance industry make 11.9% more than pricing analysts in the transportation Industry.