Vice President (VP), Technical Operations Salary

VPs of Technical Operations in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $144K annually. Overall cash earnings of VPs of Technical Operations stretch from $93K near the bottom to $231K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $49K each from bonuses and profit sharing. 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. Work is enjoyable for VPs of Technical Operations, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$85,883 - $199,276
MEDIAN: $144,318

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$85,883 - $199,276  
$487.22 - $49,287  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $49,316  
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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).
$92,858 - $231,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 210
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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 results show that VPs of Technical Operations use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with Team Leadership and Technical Services are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent and 23 percent, respectively. 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 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

Team Leadership
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Technical Services
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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: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 4%