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Vice President (VP), Sales Operations Salary

Pay for VPs of Sales Operations in the United States sits in the ballpark of $133K annually. Cash earnings of VPs of Sales Operations — including $59K in bonuses, $49K in profit sharing proceeds, and $86K in commissions near the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $77K to approximately $249K depending on individual performance. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for VPs of Sales Operations is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$71,305 - $199,447
MEDIAN: $132,701

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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.
$71,305 - $199,447  
$3,034 - $59,464  
Profit Sharing
$2,419 - $49,316  
$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).
$77,356 - $248,972  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 267

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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.


Vice President (VP), Sales Operations Tasks

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

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Popular Skills for Vice President (VP), Sales Operations

VPs of Sales Operations report a focused set of job skills. Fortunate workers who know Leadership can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 43 percent above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management. Most people experienced in Operations Management also know 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.

VPs of Sales Operations who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $87K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $143K. On average, VPs of Sales Operations make $164K following one to two decades on the job. VPs of Sales Operations who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $173K on average.

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Sales Operations Salaries

National Average

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

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.


31 %
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 7%