Assistant Vice President (AVP), Commercial Lending Salary
Pay for Assistant VPs of Commercial Lending in the United States sits in the ballpark of $73K annually. Total cash compensation for Assistant VPs of Commercial Lending runs from $49K to $104K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $18K and profit sharing that can reach almost $7K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most Assistant VPs of Commercial Lending like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men make up the majority of Assistant VPs of Commercial Lending (64 percent) survey respondents. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by nearly all, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
Job Description for Assistant Vice President (AVP), Commercial Lending
Assistant vice presidents of commercial lending are responsible for managing numerous complex commercial loan portfolios, overseeing details such as credit quality, credit administration, and portfolio performance. They are in charge of the approval or denial of loans, as well as reviewing the loan recommendations of others. Assistant vice presidents of commercial lending must develop and markets new business and be involved with community relations activities. Additionally, these executives are responsible for training new employees, interviewing loan applicants to determine client needs, and making recommendations of services to meet customers' needs. They also manage assigned loan portfolios to ensure credit quality and develop new business through marketing calls, community involvement, and industry functions, as well as providing excellent customer service to clients.Read More...
Assistant vice presidents of commercial lending must ensure compliance with all relevant laws and company policies. They need to communicate and promote the availability of financial services to supervised employees, as well as clients. These professionals conduct, and, if needed, assist with negotiations related to sensitive and complex lines of credit. They are required to monitor and follow up on problems related to loans.
A bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or a related field is required for this position. They must have at least eight to 10 years of progressively responsible banking or lending experience. Assistant vice presidents of commercial lending must be able to demonstrate exceptional analytical skills, have a working knowledge of lending principles and practices, and be familiar with all relevant regulations. They must be organized and able to prioritize work to meet deadlines, as well as have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Assistant Vice President (AVP), Commercial Lending Tasks
- Report on loan portfolio, identifying problems and opportunities.
- Analyze customer and prospective customer financials to make recommendations.
- Contribute to loan policy revisions and changes.
- Build and strengthen customer relations and broaden customer base.
- Provide customer service for current customers, answering questions.
Common Career Paths for Assistant Vice President (AVP), Commercial Lending
Assistant VPs of Commercial Lending' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a VP of Finance. The average VP of Finance brings home $138K per year. An Assistant Vice President of Commercial Lending often moves on to become a VP of Commercial Lending or a Commercial Lender.
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Popular Skills for Assistant Vice President (AVP), Commercial Lending
Assistant VPs of Commercial Lending only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Sales, Customer Relationship Management, Financial Analysis, and Loan Underwriting are correlated to pay that is above average. It is often found that people who know Commercial Loans are also skilled in Loan Underwriting.
Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Vice President (AVP), Commercial Lending
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $69K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $79K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Assistant VPs of Commercial Lending see a median salary of $81K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Assistant VPs of Commercial Lending report making only $80K on average.
Pay Difference by Location
Assistant VPs of Commercial Lending will find that Chicago offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 23 percent. Assistant VPs of Commercial Lending can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+20 percent), Dallas (+19 percent), New York (+14 percent), and Los Angeles (+5 percent).