Regional Vice President (RVP), Sales Salary

The average Regional Vice President of Sales in the United States earns approximately $121K annually. The range in cash compensation to Regional Vice Presidents of Sales (largely between $90K and $217K) includes potential earnings of $62K from bonuses, $31K from profit sharing, and commissions of $102K in exceptional cases. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. 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. 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. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$78,025 - $171,502
(Median)
$78K
$120K
$170K
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.
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$78,025 - $171,502  
   
Bonus
$4,994 - $61,813  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $30,880  
Commission
$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).
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$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.

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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 might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Senior Vice President of Sales, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $193K per year.

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Regional Vice Presidents of Sales report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Team Leadership, People Management, Strategic Planning, and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Field Sales and Sales as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay.

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

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Regional Vice Presidents of Sales — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. 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 with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $151K. Regional Vice Presidents of Sales with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $163K.

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
$151,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

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


People Management
up arrow 4%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 2%

Sales Management
0%

Strategic Sales
0%

National Average
$151,000

Sales
up arrow 5%

Field Sales
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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