Regional Vice Presidents of Sales in the United States can expect to earn an average of $126K per year. The final incomes of Regional Vice Presidents of Sales generally vary between $95K and $211K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses, profit sharing, and commissions as high as $61K, $32K, and $113K, respectively. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Regional Vice Presidents of Sales claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most Regional Vice Presidents of Sales survey respondents are men (75 percent). Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$84,140 - $171,292
MEDIAN: $126,436

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$84,140 - $171,292  
$5,096 - $61,417  
Profit Sharing
$1,532 - $32,215  
$11,478 - $112,500  
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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).
$95,248 - $210,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 222

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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

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

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

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Advancing into a Senior Vice President of Sales role seems to be a popular career move for Regional Vice Presidents of Sales, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $193K per year.

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

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

Regional Vice Presidents of Sales with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. 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 $127K per year. Regional Vice Presidents of Sales bring in $156K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $162K, 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 Dallas:
Hiring and supporting the right people is the key to success. Coach them well, understand their strength and weakness so you put them in the best position to win.

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
up arrow 10%

National Average

Team Leadership
up arrow 1%

Strategic Sales
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Sales Management
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Strategic Planning
up arrow 8%

New Business Development
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Field Sales
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.


25 %
75 %

Years of Experience

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: 74%
dental benefits
None: 7%