Regional Vice President (RVP), Sales Salary

Median pay for Regional Vice Presidents of Sales in the United States is around $120K annually. Total cash earnings of Regional Vice Presidents of Sales range from $90K on the low end to $221K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $62K and $31K, respectively. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Regional Vice Presidents of Sales report high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Regional Vice Presidents of Sales greatly outnumber their female counterparts. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$75,979 - $171,415
MEDIAN: $119,722

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National Salary Data (?
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$75,979 - $171,415  
$4,994 - $61,655  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $31,147  
$8,500 - $100,000  
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).
$89,884 - $220,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 420
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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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Many Regional Vice Presidents of Sales move into a Senior Vice President of Sales role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $194K per year.

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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, Strategic Sales, People Management, and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 9 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Field Sales and Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for

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

Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years report earning $128K on average, a generous six-figure sum for those just starting out. After working for 10 to 20 years, Regional Vice Presidents of Sales make a median salary of $149K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Regional Vice Presidents of Sales with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $162K.

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 Salaries

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Team Leadership
up arrow 9%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 7%

People Management
up arrow 4%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 3%

Sales Management
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National Average

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Field Sales
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 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%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%