Vice President (VP), Technical Operations Salary

A sizeable majority of VPs of Technical Operations in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $142K annually. Overall incomes of VPs of Technical Operations generally bottom out at around $93K and peak near $230K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $49K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. For the most part, VPs of Technical Operations enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$85,229 - $198,645
MEDIAN: $141,948

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$85,229 - $198,645  
$1.14 - $48,771  
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $48,936  
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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).
$92,936 - $229,541  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 211
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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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VPs of Technical Operations report a focused set of job skills. Fortunate workers who know Team Leadership can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 24 percent above average. Those listing Operations Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. People Management and Project Management also typically command lower compensation.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Team Leadership
up arrow 24%

National Average

Project Management
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People Management
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Operations Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.


7 %
93 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 4%