Regional Vice President (RVP), Sales Salary

The average Regional Vice President of Sales in the United States earns approximately $116K annually. With some bonuses approaching $61K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $24K, overall incomes of Regional Vice Presidents of Sales spread between $85K and $207K depending on individual performance. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Male Regional Vice Presidents of Sales are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The majority of Regional Vice Presidents of Sales claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$72,582 - $167,030

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National Salary Data (?
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$72,582 - $167,030  
$4,979 - $60,689  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $24,240  
$5,045 - $96,095  
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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).
$85,051 - $206,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 385
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Job Description for Regional Vice President (RVP), Sales

Regional vice presidents (RVPs) of sales are in charge of overseeing the regional sales processes for their company, such as implementing sales strategies to increase productivity and ensure overall organization profitability. They identify prospective clients and follow up to generate sales, as well as integrate efficient sales programs into company practice to minimize use of company resources while maximizing business contracts. They contact new customers to demonstrate the value of their company's products or services and ensure there is an excellent customer experience to increase the possibility of repeat business.


Regional Vice President (RVP), Sales Tasks

  • Responsible for maximizing the potential sales volume of all segments of the market.
  • Plans and directs sales force activities to maximize profit from all segments of the market.

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Regional Vice Presidents of Sales generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Team Leadership, People Management, Strategic Planning, and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 10 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Field Sales. It is not unusual for someone who knows People Management to be familiar with Sales Management as well.

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

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

For many Regional Vice Presidents of Sales, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. In this occupation, salaries for the relatively untested average out to $99K, but folks in the five-to-10 year range enjoy a much heftier median of $127K. Regional Vice Presidents of Sales with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $143K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $155K on average.

Regional Vice President (RVP), Sales Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Regional Vice President (RVP), Sales in Chicago:
"Follow your passion."
Listen with both ears, never leave a meeting without having a clear understanding of your role, and whatever questions you have.

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Experience Affects Regional Vice President (RVP), Sales Salaries

National Average

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

Team Leadership
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People Management
up arrow 9%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 8%

Sales Management
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National Average

Strategic Sales
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Field Sales
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 7%