Regional Vice President (RVP), Operations Salary

Average pay for a Regional Vice President of Operations in the United States is considerable, rounding six figures at $132K per year. Cash earnings for Regional Vice Presidents of Operations — which occasionally include more than $50K from bonuses and more than $39K from profit sharing — stretch from around $94K to approximately $221K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Regional Vice Presidents of Operations, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Regional Vice Presidents of Operations greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$85,516 - $184,577
MEDIAN: $131,614

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
$85,516 - $184,577  
$3,934 - $49,958  
Profit Sharing
$613 - $38,783  
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).
$94,039 - $221,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 500
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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.

Common Career Paths for Regional Vice President (RVP), Operations

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For Regional Vice Presidents of Operations who go on to become Senior Vice Presidents of Operations, career progression may result in slightly increased compensation. On average, a Senior Vice President of Operations earns $179K annually.

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Popular Skills for Regional Vice President (RVP), Operations

Survey results imply that Regional Vice Presidents of Operations put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, facility with Strategic Planning and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 27 percent and 3 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Sales Management, Profit & Loss Statements, and People Management. Most people experienced in Business Development also know Organizational Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Regional Vice President (RVP), Operations

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

Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Regional Vice Presidents of Operations — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $133K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $136K. Regional Vice Presidents of Operations see a median salary of $149K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $165K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $149,329

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

For Regional Vice Presidents of Operations, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Regional Vice Presidents of Operations can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+23 percent), Chicago (+21 percent), Orlando (+19 percent), and New York (+14 percent). Regional Vice Presidents of Operations' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Regional Vice Presidents of Operations in San Diego bring in salaries that are 21 percent lower than the national average. Employers in Washington and Jacksonville also lean toward paying below-median salaries (12 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

Regional Vice President (RVP), Operations Advice

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Experience Affects Regional Vice President (RVP), Operations Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Regional Vice President (RVP), Operations Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 27%

Organizational Development
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Business Development
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Operations Management

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

National Average

People Management
up arrow 10%

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 75 votes.


27 %
73 %

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: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 6%