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Assistant Vice President (AVP), Regional Director Salary

Generous salaries abound for Assistant VPs and Regional Directors in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($113K) per year. Total cash compensation to Assistant VPs and Regional Directors bottoms out near $69K and approaches $189K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $39K from bonuses and almost $20K from profit sharing. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most Assistant VPs and Regional Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Assistant VPs and Regional Directors are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 60 percent of professionals. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$67,018 - $158,511
(Median)
$67K
$110K
$160K
MEDIAN: $112,837
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$67,018 - $158,511  
   
Bonus
$814 - $38,979  
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $20,134  
Commission
$5,300 - $62,500  
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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$69,478 - $188,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 519

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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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It doesn't happen often, but some Assistant VPs and Regional Directors do move on to become Marketing VPs. The average pay for that role is slightly higher at $148K per year. The most common promotion for Assistant VPs and Regional Directors is a VP of Operations position, which usually brings in $122K a year. Another standard transition for Assistant VPs and Regional Directors seeking advancement is to assume a VP of Information Technology role, where pay is often $142K.

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


Survey results imply that Assistant VPs and Regional Directors put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Strategic Planning, Budget Management, Project Management, and Customer Relationship Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 20 percent. Those proficient in Operations Management are, more often than not, also skilled 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. Individuals with less than five years' experience take home around $94K. In contrast, though, people who have been on the job for five to 10 years report a six-figure median of $108K. Assistant VPs and Regional Directors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $128K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $146K.

Pay Difference by Location


Chicago is home to an above-average pay rate for Assistant VPs and Regional Directors, 21 percent higher than the national average. Assistant VPs and Regional Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+18 percent), San Jose (+14 percent), Phoenix (+13 percent), and Atlanta (+10 percent). Los Angeles ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 13 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in New York and Charlotte (4 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

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



National Average
$125,000


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

Strategic Planning
up arrow 20%

Budget Management
up arrow 9%




Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 6%

National Average
$125,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%
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