Average Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales Salary

$176,879
Avg. Salary
$49,914
Bonus
$65,223
Commission
$19,392
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales is $176,879.
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$110k
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$177k
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$253k
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MEDIAN $176,879
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Salary
$110k - $253k
Bonus
$10k - $120k
Profit Sharing
$5k - $77k
Commission
$15k - $160k
Total Pay
$135k - $353k

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Job Description for Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales

Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales Tasks
  • Responsible for maximizing the potential sales volume of all segments of the market.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional and company policy standards.
  • Oversee sales staff operations, business planning, and budget development.
  • 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.

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Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales

Skills in Team Leadership, Strategic Planning and National Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Sales and Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales

An early career Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $153,613 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $146,587 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $174,338 based on 313 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $181,823.
Employees with Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 17.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (14.0% more) and Chicago, Illinois (11.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 920 survey responses.
Early Career
1.4%
Mid Career
4.9%
Experienced
34.0%
Late Career
59.7%