Vice President (VP), Technical Operations Salary

VPs of Technical Operations in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $139K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $43K and $49K, respectively — total cash payment to VPs of Technical Operations can bottom out near $89K or peak near $221K depending on individual performance. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most VPs of Technical Operations report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$82,294 - $193,254
MEDIAN: $139,256

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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.
$82,294 - $193,254  
$489.36 - $43,234  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $49,316  
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).
$89,454 - $221,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 196
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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

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 35 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: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 7%