Regional Vice President (RVP), Operations Salary

Regional Vice Presidents of Operations in the United States can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $130K) surpassing six figures annually. With some bonuses approaching $50K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $30K, overall incomes of Regional Vice Presidents of Operations spread between $92K and $222K depending on individual performance. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Making up 74 percent of those who took the survey, male Regional Vice Presidents of Operations greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. For the most part, Regional Vice Presidents of Operations enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction.

$84,505 - $181,489
MEDIAN: $129,911

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National Salary Data (?
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$84,505 - $181,489  
$4,093 - $50,132  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $30,000  
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).
$92,345 - $222,123  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 507
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Job Description for Regional Vice President (RVP), Operations

Regional vice president (RVP) of operations positions are available in many industries and corporations, but a high concentration of these jobs are found in the healthcare industry. This executive's exact duties are highly dependent on the specific industry in which they work and its products or services. However, they generally work underneath the assistant vice president (AVP) to establish standards, policies, and procedures for budgets and business plans. This is communicated to employees, as well as specific plans for marketing and sales; additionally, the RVP of operations must work with employees to maximize organizational efficiency. Daily duties performed by the RVP of operations include generating census reports and tracking goals and performance variables, and meeting with employees and supervisors.


Regional Vice President (RVP), Operations Tasks

  • Enforce standards and regulations for all sites, staff, and contractors in the region.
  • Monitor budgets, profit, and loss, and alter strategies according to circumstances.
  • Oversee all regional projects, including staff and client relations.
  • Create and communicate organization vision and product/service offerings internally and externally.

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Regional Vice Presidents of Operations who transition into new roles such as Senior Vice President of Operations may see a slight upturn in salary. The average Senior Vice President of Operations earns $175K per year.

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Popular Skills for

Survey results show that Regional Vice Presidents of Operations use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with Strategic Planning and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 28 percent and 3 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Profit & Loss Statements and Sales Management. Those educated in Business Development tend to be well versed in Organizational Development.

Pay by Experience Level for

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

Regional Vice Presidents of Operations do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Large paychecks, which sit comfortably in the six-figure range, are handed out almost immediately; professionals who have less than five years' experience report earning a median of $128K per year. Regional Vice Presidents of Operations who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $150K. As Regional Vice Presidents of Operations reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $161K.

Pay Difference by Location

For Regional Vice Presidents of Operations, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 29 percent greater than the national average. Regional Vice Presidents of Operations can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+22 percent), Denver (+13 percent), Los Angeles (+13 percent), and Tampa (+12 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with San Diego Regional Vice Presidents of Operations earning much less — 20 percent less — than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Boston (15 percent lower) and Washington (11 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Strategic Planning
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Organizational Development
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Business Development
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Operations Management

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

National Average

Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements
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Sales Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.


26 %
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 7%