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Vice President (VP), Sales Salary

A Vice President (VP), Sales earns an average salary of $121,388 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, Contract Negotiation, Budget Management, and People Management.
$65,646 - $177,126
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MEDIAN: $121,388
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$10.29 - $47.68
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National Salary Data

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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$65,646 - $177,126  
   
Bonus
$3,954 - $59,574  
Profit Sharing
$2,015 - $25,945  
Commission
$0.00 - $81,770  
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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$78,635 - $220,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,278
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$10.29 - $47.68  
   
Overtime
$16.02 - $33.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$3,954 - $59,574  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $81,770  
Profit Sharing
$2,015 - $25,945  
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).
)
$78,635 - $220,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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 by Experience Level for Vice President (VP), Sales

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

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Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Sales Salaries



National Average
$149,000



Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Sales Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 31%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 21%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 16%

People Management
up arrow 14%

Budget Management
up arrow 14%

Team Leadership
up arrow 9%


Sales Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$149,000

Business Development
up arrow 1%

Technical Sales
up arrow 1%

New Business Development
up arrow 1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Operations Management
up arrow 3%

Account Management
up arrow 4%

up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 640 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 11%