Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales Salary

A Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales earns an average salary of $175,892 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Team Leadership, Sales, and Business Strategy.
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$110,989 - $257,264
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MEDIAN: $175,251
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$0$339K
Salary $110,989 - $257,264
Bonus $10,000 - $122,344
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $71,639
Commission $20,000 - $124,916
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$131,488 - $339,775
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 430

Job Description for Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales

A senior vice president of sales has a wide variety of duties, chief of which is to oversee a larger sales team that receives instruction from the senior vice president and reports directly to them. This executive must employ many skills to be successful, such as proper delegation, planning, conception, and implementation of strategic sales plans. They must also evaluate their sales team and make changes as necessary; for example, if sales are faltering, the senior vice president of sales needs to come up with a plan to get sales back on track and ensure continued growth. Additionally, the senior vice president of sales assist in high-level sales projects for their company, although they are usually not the primary salespeople for a particular project. For example, the senior vice president of sales may help their employees close large sales or conduct meetings with major clients. They also provide support when a sales negotiation is more complicated than usual, ensuring that negotiations are completed smoothly.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales


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

Pay by Experience for a Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $176,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $189,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $217,000 based on 198 salaries. A Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $218,000 based on 237 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $219,093

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales?

Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales in New York:
"Never Stop Closing."
Always sell yourself first to the customer to gain trust and to show integrity then figure-out how your product can solve the customers problem.

Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales in Parsippany:
"How to be a well-organized multi-tasking creative person."
Take risks with presenting new ideas to your Clients.

Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales in Dallas:
"Good and Bad Business."
Ethics. Learn them and who you work for quickly.

Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales in Eugene:
"Get smart."
30 somethings and down learn what hard work is.

Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales in Dallas:
"Be Flexible."
Go where they want you to go when they want you to go there, patience is critical (and hard)

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Key Stats for Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
59%

Experience Affects Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales Salaries

▼0%

National Average
$219,000

▼1%

Mid-Career
▼14%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Senior Vice President (SVP), Sales Salaries

Team Leadership
▲21%

▲14%

Business Strategy
▲10%


Strategic Marketing
▲2%

National Average
$219,000



Financial Analysis
▼6%


New Business Development
▼16%


People Management
▼27%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼30%

Operations Management
▼31%

National Sales
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
59%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 9%