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Vice President (VP), Technical Operations Salary

Men make up the majority of VPs of Technical Operations in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $136K annually. Cash earnings of VPs of Technical Operations can occasionally include $43K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $90K to almost $218K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most VPs of Technical Operations. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$81,776 - $189,783
MEDIAN: $135,684

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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.
$81,776 - $189,783  
$484.79 - $43,391  
Profit Sharing
$1,973 - $44,602  
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).
$90,274 - $218,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 190

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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Technical Operations

  • Isolate and develop new resources, revenue streams, or contacts.
  • Design and isolate key strategies to enhance and streamline overall operations.
  • Design and develop operational processes and procedures.
  • Maintain documentation of operations plans such as policies, budgets, and staffing.

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Survey takers who work as VPs of Technical Operations usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Project Management, People Management, and Operations Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those listing Operations Management and People Management as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay.

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Technical Operations Salaries

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National Average

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

Project Management
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National Average

People Management
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Operations Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.


6 %
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 7%