Vice President (VP), Mortgage Lending Salary
Commissions form a big slice (three in five) of total compensation for VPs of Mortgage Lending. The median income in this area hovers around $91K. Cash earnings for VPs of Mortgage Lending — including $45K in bonuses and $15K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $55K to $166K depending on individual performance. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most VPs of Mortgage Lending like their work and job satisfaction is high. Female VPs of Mortgage Lending are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (62 percent) are women. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$51,607 - $142,636|
|Bonus||$3,488 - $45,150|
|Profit Sharing||$391.49 - $14,899|
|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).)
|$55,438 - $165,976|
Job Description for Vice President (VP), Mortgage Lending
A vice president (VP) of mortgage lending overseas their financial institution's mortgage lending department, which can be in one location or an entire region. The vice president structures credit policies for the company; for example, this includes the requirements that must be met before a customer secures a loan and requirements to obtain pre-approval. Additionally, guidelines for the underwriting department and other departments involved in the loan evaluation and granting process are created and modified by the vice president when necessary.Read More...
The vice president may have sales goals that need to be met, and they often work with a marketing department to create marketing materials on their company and its loan offerings. In some positions, the vice president of mortgage lending personally reviews loans to assess and grant exceptions to loans that do not fit the requirements, as well as makes sales pitches to customers. Vice presidents of mortgage lending need to stay up to date on their competitors' offerings and strategies, adjusting their own company's strategy as needed to stay competitive.
At least a bachelor's degree in finance or another relevant field is typically required for this job; as a senior position, relevant experience is needed as well. Vice presidents of mortgage lending also need strong communications skills to manage a diverse range of employees and reach out to investors, as well as the ability to multitask effectively and work well in a team setting.
Vice President (VP), Mortgage Lending Tasks
- Work with senior management to develop strategic plans to develop and improve lending operations.
- Examine department service, processes, and products to make sure they meet customer needs.
- Oversee loan department processes to ensure all procedures and regulations are followed.
- Manage the operations of the loan department, including sales, reviewing applications, and closing loans.
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Pay by Experience Level for Vice President (VP), Mortgage Lending
Pay by Experience for a Vice President (VP), Mortgage Lending has a positive trend. An entry-level Vice President (VP), Mortgage Lending with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Vice President (VP), Mortgage Lending with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Vice President (VP), Mortgage Lending which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 51 salaries. A Vice President (VP), Mortgage Lending with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 59 salaries.
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