Divisional Vice President, General Manager Salary

Divisional VPs of General Managers in the United States can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $150K) surpassing six figures annually. In the world of Divisional VPs of General Managers, overall cash earnings stretch from $99K near the bottom to $262K near the top; these packages encompass bonuses that run close to $73K and profit sharing that can (albeit rarely) exceed $33K, along with commissions approaching $52K. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction for Divisional VPs of General Managers is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$88,878 - $205,546
(Median)
$89K
$150K
$210K
MEDIAN: $149,928
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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$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$88,878 - $205,546  
   
Bonus
$7,747 - $73,011  
Profit Sharing
$2,517 - $33,276  
Commission
$0.00 - $51,521  
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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$99,166 - $262,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 303
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Job Description for Divisional Vice President, General Manager

The divisional vice president/general manager must ensure all of the division's employees are working safely and efficiently. If changes in procedures are needed, these vice presidents must suggest these changes to the board of directors and oversee their development and implementation. These individuals also create and enforce quarterly objectives for their division, as well as coordinate with other divisions' leaders to ensure overall organizational goals are being met in an efficient, cost-effective manner.

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Divisional Vice President, General Manager Tasks

  • Determine quarterly goals and oversee the development of a marketing program.
  • Evaluate the current operational infrastructure and optimize performance.
  • Provide extensive leadership and strategy development for the division.
  • Identify, evaluate, and utilize new areas for financial growth.

Common Career Paths for Divisional Vice President, General Manager


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As Divisional VPs of General Managers transition into upper-level roles like Chief Executive Officers, it's possible that they won't see a change in salary. Chief Executive Officers earn the same amount as Divisional VPs of General Managers on average. A lot of Divisional VPs of General Managers advance their careers by becoming Presidents and Chief Operating Officers. However, those positions offer $22K less and $37K less per year on average.

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Divisional VPs of General Managers usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Profit & Loss Statements, Operations Management, Sales Management, and Marketing Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Marketing Management. Employees educated in Operations Management are typically practiced in Sales Management, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Divisional Vice President, General Manager

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $140K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $144K. Divisional VPs of General Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $170K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $191K.

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Experience Affects Divisional Vice President, General Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$173,000

Experienced
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Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Divisional Vice President, General Manager Salaries

Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements
up arrow 8%

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$173,000

Sales Management
up arrow 2%

Marketing Management
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
53%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 8%
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