Vice President (VP), Sales Operations Salary
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|Salary||$62,434 - $188,907|
|Bonus||$4,880 - $59,495|
|Total Pay (||$82,650 - $219,368|
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.Read More...
Other tasks performed by the vice president of sales operations include using a computer to maintain sales records, creating detailed reports that incorporate sales data and analysis, and actively participating in business meetings to suggest changes to the sales operations. Vice presidents of sales operations generally work full time during regular business hours, although alternative and/or additional hours may be needed depending on the requirements of the employer.
This position typically requires a bachelor's degree in business, marketing, or a related field, as well as relevant prior experience. Vice presidents of sales operations must have excellent leadership skills to motivate sales operations staff and oversee their work. Additionally, they should work effectively in a fast-paced environment, have excellent organizational skills, and pay close attention to detail.
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
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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