Vice President (VP), Sales Operations Salary

VPs of Sales Operations in the United States take home an average $135K per year. In the world of VPs of Sales Operations, total cash compensation can vary between $79K and $255K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $60K and $41K, respectively. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generally, women make up less than a third of all VPs of Sales Operations who answered the questionnnaire. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Work is enjoyable for VPs of Sales Operations, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$71,728 - $200,323
MEDIAN: $134,667

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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.
$71,728 - $200,323  
$3,959 - $60,438  
Profit Sharing
$2,439 - $40,547  
$0.00 - $216,795  
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).
$79,335 - $255,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 296
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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

Survey takers who work as VPs of Sales Operations typically report just a few professional skills. Fortunate workers who know Leadership command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 40 percent above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Relationship Management and Operations Management. For most people, competency in Operations Management indicates knowledge of Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for

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

VPs of Sales Operations with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Individuals with fewer than five years of experience earn $95K on average, but those in the five-to-10 year group see a six-figure median of $148K. VPs of Sales Operations see a median salary of $167K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $178K on average.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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Skills That Affect Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.


28 %
72 %

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: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 8%