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Regional Vice President (RVP), Sales Salary

Regional Vice Presidents of Sales in the United States can expect to earn an average of $117K per year. In the world of Regional Vice Presidents of Sales, overall cash earnings stretch from $86K near the bottom to $211K near the top; these packages encompass bonuses that run close to $61K and profit sharing that can (albeit rarely) exceed $20K, along with commissions approaching $100K. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Regional Vice Presidents of Sales survey respondents are men (73 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Regional Vice Presidents of Sales is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$72,373 - $167,855
MEDIAN: $116,925

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$72,373 - $167,855  
$4,961 - $60,929  
Profit Sharing
$487.96 - $20,000  
$5,068 - $99,833  
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).
$85,749 - $211,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 381

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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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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 $192K 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, Sales Management, People Management, and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Field Sales and Strategic Sales. People Management and Sales Management are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

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. The average inexperienced employee pulls down a cushy six-figure sum; the median salary for people claiming fewer than five years of experience is $115K. Regional Vice Presidents of Sales with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $145K. Regional Vice Presidents of Sales who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $154K.

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

Team Leadership
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Sales Management
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People 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 65 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: 65% employee benefits None: 8%