Regional Vice President (RVP), Operations Salary

Regional Vice Presidents of Operations in the United States can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $132K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Regional Vice Presidents of Operations approaches anywhere from $94K on the lower end to $221K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $50K from bonuses and upwards of $39K from profit sharing. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. For the most part, Regional Vice Presidents of Operations enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Regional Vice Presidents of Operations who answered the questionnnaire. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$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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As Regional Vice Presidents of Operations make advancements in their career path to positions such as Senior Vice President of Operations, their salaries may climb. Senior Vice Presidents of Operations make $179K annually on average.

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Popular Skills for Regional Vice President (RVP), Operations

Regional Vice Presidents of Operations report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. 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 seem to negatively impact pay include Sales Management, Profit & Loss Statements, and People Management. Most people who know 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.

Regional Vice Presidents of Operations with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. 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. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $149K in this role. After two decades in the workforce, the average Regional Vice President of Operations generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $165K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $149,329

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

For those looking to make money, Regional Vice Presidents of Operations in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 28 percent above the national average. Regional Vice Presidents of Operations will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+23 percent), Chicago (+21 percent), Orlando (+19 percent), and New York (+14 percent). Regional Vice Presidents of Operations in San Diego report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 21 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Employers also pay below the national average in Washington (12 percent lower) and Jacksonville (11 percent lower).

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%