Regional Vice President (RVP), Sales Salary

Pay for Regional Vice Presidents of Sales in the United States sits in the ballpark of $121K annually. Including potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission — peaking near $62K, $31K, and $102K, respectively — total cash payment to Regional Vice Presidents of Sales can bottom out near $90K or top out at around $217K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Job satisfaction for Regional Vice Presidents of Sales is high. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Regional Vice Presidents of Sales who answered the questionnnaire. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$78,025 - $171,502
MEDIAN: $121,105

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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.
$78,025 - $171,502  
$4,994 - $61,813  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $30,880  
$9,500 - $101,736  
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).
$89,669 - $216,929  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 412
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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.

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

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Regional Vice Presidents of Sales often transition into Senior Vice President of Sales positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Senior Vice Presidents of Sales earn $193K per year.

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Regional Vice Presidents of Sales report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Team Leadership, People Management, Strategic Planning, and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Field Sales and Sales as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks.

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

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

For Regional Vice Presidents of Sales, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Six-figure salaries are not unusual for those just entering the occupation — survey respondents with less than five years' experience under their belts report receiving an average of $126K per year. Regional Vice Presidents of Sales bring in $151K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $163K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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

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

People Management
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Sales Management

Strategic Sales

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.


28 %
72 %

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: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 7%