Vice President (VP), Sales Operations Salary

The average VP of Sales Operations in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $137K per year. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$62,434 - $188,907
$62K
$140K
$190K
MEDIAN: $136,676
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Salary
$62,434 - $188,907  
   
Bonus
$4,880 - $59,495  
Profit Sharing
$9,887  
Commission
$25,025  
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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$82,650 - $219,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Sales Operations

Vice presidents (VPs) of sales operations are responsible for overseeing all sales-related issues within their organization. They perform sales negotiations, including those related to logistics, shipping, and final costs. They interact regularly with clients to provide high-quality customer service, striving to build strong business relationships with existing and prospective clients to increase brand loyalty and generate more business. Additionally, vice presidents of sales operations design and deliver solutions for the sales team, providing members with guidance to meet relevant sales goals. They create effective sales operations strategies that use fewer company resources and maximize productivity.

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Vice President (VP), Sales Operations Tasks

  • Lead, schedule, and analyze metrics for staffing and operation of the sales department.
  • Assess and ensure consistency of quality in all sales interactions.
  • Coordinate orders and supplies to ensure a steady flow of goods and/or services.
  • Calculate realistic and profitable sales goals, working to increase productivity.

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Popular Skills for Vice President (VP), Sales Operations


Survey takers who work as VPs of Sales Operations usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, facility with Leadership and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 44 percent and 8 percent, respectively. For most people, competency in Operations Management indicates knowledge of Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Vice President (VP), Sales Operations

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


For many VPs of Sales Operations, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $90K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $154K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $164K in this role. VPs of Sales Operations who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $175K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $152,558

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For VPs of Sales Operations, working in the bustling city of Chicago has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. VPs of Sales Operations will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+43 percent), San Francisco (+29 percent), New York (+29 percent), and Los Angeles (+13 percent). In Dallas, salaries are 2 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Key Stats for Vice President (VP), Sales Operations

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
34%
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Sales Operations Salaries

▲15%

▲7%

▲1%

National Average
$153,000

▼41%

Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Sales Operations Salaries

Leadership
▲44%



National Average
$153,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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