Assistant Vice President (AVP), Regional Director Salary

Assistant VPs and Regional Directors in the United States can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $114K) surpassing six figures annually. Total cash compensation to Assistant VPs and Regional Directors approaches anywhere from $69K on the lower end to $185K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $38K from bonuses and upwards of $20K from profit sharing. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Male Assistant VPs and Regional Directors who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (60 percent) are men. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$66,386 - $162,044
(Median)
$66K
$110K
$160K
MEDIAN: $114,287
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$66,386 - $162,044  
   
Bonus
$996 - $38,059  
Profit Sharing
$244.68 - $20,134  
Commission
$19,653  
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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$68,703 - $184,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 587
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Job Description for Assistant Vice President (AVP), Regional Director

An assistant vice president is usually a regional director who provides high level management for a highly trained staff. These professionals may oversee several different areas, such as operations, marketing, human resources, or legal affairs.

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Assistant Vice President (AVP), Regional Director Tasks

  • Manage the budget allocated for given region, distributing resources to where they are needed.
  • Report business activities in region to superiors, and make recommendations for improvements to vice president and president.
  • Oversee company activities within a certain geographical area, ensuring implementation of company directives and policies.
  • Review staff performance, provide training, and determine additional staffing needs in region.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Vice President (AVP), Regional Director


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Though not the most common occurrence, Assistant VPs and Regional Directors sometimes become Marketing VPs, where the average income is $149K per year. A more common career path for Assistant VPs and Regional Directors is stepping into the role of VP of Operations or VP of Finance.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Vice President (AVP), Regional Director


Survey results suggest that Assistant VPs and Regional Directors use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Strategic Planning, Budget Management, Operations Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 18 percent. Those educated in Operations Management tend to be well versed in Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Vice President (AVP), Regional Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Assistant VPs and Regional Directors with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $89K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $108K. Assistant VPs and Regional Directors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $128K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $145K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $122,819

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

For Assistant VPs and Regional Directors, Phoenix provides a pay rate that is 15 percent greater than the national average. Assistant VPs and Regional Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+13 percent), Miami (+12 percent), Houston (+12 percent), and Atlanta (+10 percent). Trailing the national average by 11 percent, Los Angeles is the market with the smallest paychecks. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in New Orleans and New York (8 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Assistant Vice President (AVP), Regional Director Salaries



National Average
$123,000


Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Assistant Vice President (AVP), Regional Director Salaries

Strategic Planning
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Budget Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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National Average
$123,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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