Experienced Vice President (VP), Sales Salary

Average pay for Experienced VPs of Sales is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($127K). Cash earnings for Experienced VPs of Sales — including $64K in bonuses and $30K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $88K to $226K depending on individual performance. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Experienced VPs of Sales who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 82 percent. Job satisfaction for Experienced VPs of Sales is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$74,474 - $181,874
MEDIAN: $127,085

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
$74,474 - $181,874  
$4,906 - $63,555  
Profit Sharing
$1,490 - $30,120  
$0.00 - $97,379  
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).
$87,640 - $226,015  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,988
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Sales Salaries

People Management
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Strategic Planning
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Team Leadership
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Technical Sales
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Sales Management
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Strategic Sales
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Budget Management
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Business Development

National Average

Contract Negotiation
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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New Business Development
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Account Sales
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 254 votes.


18 %
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 10%