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Regional Vice President (RVP), Sales Salary

Average Regional Vice Presidents of Sales in the United States make around $117K annually. With bonuses occasionally running north of $62K, profit sharing proceeds sometimes surpassing $21K, and a few commissions as high as $100K, total income for Regional Vice Presidents of Sales can range between $86K and $215K according to individual performance. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. 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. Most Regional Vice Presidents of Sales report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$72,699 - $168,178
MEDIAN: $117,260

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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.
$72,699 - $168,178  
$4,983 - $61,630  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $20,608  
$5,045 - $100,167  
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).
$86,270 - $215,045  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 387

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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 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 $192K per year.

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Regional Vice Presidents of Sales seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Team Leadership, People Management, Sales Management, and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 9 percent. 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.

For Regional Vice Presidents of Sales, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher 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 $112K per year. Regional Vice Presidents of Sales with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $145K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of 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
up arrow 9%

People Management
up arrow 8%

Sales Management
up arrow 3%

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National Average

Strategic Sales
up arrow 6%

Field Sales
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.


26 %
74 %

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: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 7%