Vice President (VP), Sales Salary (United States)

A Vice President (VP), Sales earns an average salary of $120,142 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Leadership, Strategic Planning, People Management, Budget Management, and Account Sales.
Vice President (VP), Sales Total Pay (?
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$63,799 - $174,642
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Vice President (VP), Sales Total Pay (?
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$10.00 - $47.50
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National Salary Data

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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$63,799 - $174,642  
   
Bonus
$3,383 - $59,999  
Profit Sharing
$2,079 - $25,327  
Commission
$0.00 - $81,436  
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).
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$77,894 - $219,065  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,321
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $47.50  
   
Overtime
$15.37 - $32.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$3,383 - $59,999  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $81,436  
Profit Sharing
$2,079 - $25,327  
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).
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$77,894 - $219,065  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,321
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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Sales

Vice president (VP) of sales is a highly specialized executive position that typically requires a high level of education, experience, and leadership. A vice president of sales typically performs on a region level (such as East or West coast) or on a national level. Because they work on such a large scale, a VP of sales may perform a wide variety of duties. They normally supervise and manage a number of sales managers to ensure that product development and sale strategies are being implemented on a company-wide scale. The vice president of sales normally reports to a company's board of directors on revenue on a monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis; as a result, this position requires an ability to interpret numbers and statistics and develop strategies to increase sales and staff efficiency.
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Vice President (VP), Sales Tasks
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal sales staff, customers, and regulatory agencies.
  • Plan, direct, and set the strategic direction of the sales program to maximize profit.
  • Oversee sales staff operations, business planning, and budget development.
  • Responsible for maximizing the potential sales volume of all segments of the market.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional and company policy standards.
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Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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Boston
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Seattle
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Denver
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San Francisco
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Charlotte
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Milwaukee
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Minneapolis
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Philadelphia
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Dallas
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National Average
$147,000
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Sales Salaries

National Average
$147,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Sales Salaries

Leadership
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Strategic Planning
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People Management
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Budget Management
up arrow 16%
Account Sales
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Contract Negotiation
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Sales Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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National Average
$147,000
Business Development
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New Business Development
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Account Management
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Technical Sales
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Gender

Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 11%
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