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Vice President (VP), Sales Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A substantial slice of final earnings for VPs of Sales in Chicago (slightly less than a third) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $160K. Total cash compensation for Chicago VPs of Sales runs from $87K to $226K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $66K and profit sharing that can reach almost $10K. Work is enjoyable for VPs of Sales in Chicago, Ill., who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (84 percent) of VPs of Sales in Chicago who answered the questionnaire are male. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$73,038 - $182,837
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $129,714
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$73,038 - $182,837  
   
Bonus
$5,142 - $66,229  
Profit Sharing
$2,959 - $10,256  
Commission
$0.00 - $86,162  
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).
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$87,477 - $226,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 175
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Sales in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$160,000

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Sales in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Sales
up arrow 7%

National Average
$160,000

Sales Management
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 7%