Six-figure salaries are the norm for Divisional VPs of General Managers in the United States, with median pay hovering around $147K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $81K and $51K, respectively — total cash payment to Divisional VPs of General Managers can bottom out near $80K or peak near $276K depending on individual performance. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The vast majority of Divisional VPs of General Managers (86 percent) who took the survey are men. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Divisional VPs of General Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$78,815 - $209,513
(Median)
$79K
$150K
$210K
MEDIAN: $147,277
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$17.75 - $35.56
(Median)
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$25
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$78,815 - $209,513  
   
Bonus
$4,934 - $80,781  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $50,684  
Commission
$20,000  
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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$79,897 - $275,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 250
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$25.00  
   
Overtime
$51.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$4,934 - $80,781  
   
Commission
$20,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $50,684  
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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$79,897 - $275,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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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 make advancements in their career path, their salaries may not change right away. For example, the higher-level Chief Executive Officer position pays around the same amount as the Divisional Vice President of General Managers job on average. Many Divisional VPs of General Managers go on to become Presidents or Chief Operating Officers despite the fact that median compensation in those roles is reportedly $8K lower and $22K lower, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Divisional Vice President, General Manager

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


For Divisional VPs of General Managers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Divisional VPs of General Managers in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $118K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $128K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Divisional VPs of General Managers make a median salary of $160K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Divisional VPs of General Managers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $176K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $160,680

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

Atlanta is home to an above-average pay rate for Divisional VPs of General Managers, 39 percent higher than the national average. Divisional VPs of General Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+31 percent), Houston (+29 percent), New York (+23 percent), and Dallas (+21 percent). In Raleigh, salaries are 10 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Divisional Vice President, General Manager Salaries


National Average
$161,000



Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Skills That Affect Divisional Vice President, General Manager Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 57%

Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements
up arrow 51%

People Management
up arrow 1%

Operations Management
0%

National Average
$161,000

Sales Management
up arrow 1%

Marketing Management
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
52%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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