Vice President (VP), Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Salary

Men account for the majority of VPs of Mergers & Acquisitions in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $165K annually. Most VPs of Mergers & Acquisitions like their work and job satisfaction is high. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$98,887 - $249,109
MEDIAN: $164,899

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$98,887 - $249,109  
$15,025 - $97,871  
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$115,347 - $299,269  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

  • Coordinate with legal, tax, and other departments for smooth transitions with target companies.
  • Analyze data and model results to recommend courses of action to other senior managers.
  • Create and oversee implementation of financial models and valuation scenarios.
  • Oversee and supervise staff in training, and remain up to date on policies.

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VPs of Mergers & Acquisitions report a focused set of job skills. Mergers and Acquisitions and Financial Analysis are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Financial Analysis.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Mergers and Acquisitions
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National Average

Financial Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.


5 %
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 8%