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 ($114K) per year. 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. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. More than half of Assistant VPs and Regional Directors (60 percent) survey respondents are men. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$66,386 - $162,044
(Median)
$66K
$110K
$160K
MEDIAN: $114,287
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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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Assistant VPs and Regional Directors sometimes assume positions such as Marketing VPs. That role pays $149K per year on average. Becoming a VP of Operations or a VP of Finance is, however, a more typical career progression for Assistant VPs and Regional Directors.

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


Assistant VPs and Regional Directors seem to require a number of specific 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. Most people skilled in Operations Management are similarly competent 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.


For many Assistant VPs and Regional Directors, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Inexperienced workers earn around $89K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years pull down a much higher average of $108K. Assistant VPs and Regional Directors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $128K. Assistant VPs and Regional Directors who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $145K.

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, working in the bustling city of Phoenix has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. 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). With compensation 11 percent below the national average, Los Angeles is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up 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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