Vice President (VP), Professional Services Salary

The average VP of Professional Services in the United States earns approximately $155K per year. Cash earnings for VPs of Professional Services — which occasionally include more than $57K from bonuses and more than $51K from profit sharing — stretch from around $111K to approximately $242K. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male VPs of Professional Services are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Work is enjoyable for VPs of Professional Services, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage.

$101,118 - $199,347
MEDIAN: $155,106

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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.
$101,118 - $199,347  
$4,085 - $56,818  
Profit Sharing
$1.14 - $50,507  
$7,500 - $22,500  
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).
$111,301 - $242,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 310
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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Professional Services

Vice president of professional services are required to operate efficiently while handling product customizations, project management, and technical support in their organization. They must ensure excellent customer relations, as well as engage in high-priority interactions with clients (which includes various chief executives of other companies, among others). Many vice presidents are required to help maximize the use of company assets while minimizing waste.


Vice President (VP), Professional Services Tasks

  • Evaluate operational processes and procedures, and develop strategies and implementation plans to improve and standardize all aspects of operations.
  • Provide leadership for the overall operating performance of the business.

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Popular Skills for Vice President (VP), Professional Services

Survey takers who work as VPs of Professional Services report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Strategic Planning, Business Development, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Those familiar with Operations Management also tend to know Business Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Vice President (VP), Professional Services

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

For VPs of Professional Services, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Even the relatively untried can take home bulky six-figure salaries; employees who have worked for fewer than five years report earning $133K on average. On average, VPs of Professional Services make $182K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $192K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Pay Difference by Location

VPs of Professional Services will find that San Jose offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 26 percent. VPs of Professional Services will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+23 percent), San Francisco (+20 percent), Boston (+17 percent), and Chicago (+12 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for VPs of Professional Services is geography, with workers in Philadelphia earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. Employers in Atlanta and Seattle also lean toward paying below-median salaries (8 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Professional Services Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Professional Services Salaries

Operations Management
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Project Management

Business Development

Strategic Planning

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.


25 %
75 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 79% employee benefits None: 4%