$138,719
Avg. Salary
$27.31
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$31,400

Bonus

$13,757

Profit Sharing

$48,872

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Vice President (VP), Sales is $27.31 per hour.

The average pay for a Vice President (VP), Sales is $138,719 per year.

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$17.75
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MEDIAN $138,719
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$0$270K
Salary $78,112 - $205,260
Bonus $7,901 - $93,164
Profit Sharing $999 - $51,123
Commission $10,356 - $103,625
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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$90,688 - $270,080
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5,234
Hourly Data $0$97
Hourly Rate $17.75 - $97.29
Overtime $40.96
Annual Data $0$270K
Bonus $7,901 - $93,164
Commission $10,356 - $103,625
Profit Sharing $999 - $51,123
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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$90,688 - $270,080
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

Job Description

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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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Vice President (VP), Sales has a positive trend. An entry-level Vice President (VP), Sales with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 223 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Vice President (VP), Sales with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $139,000 based on 498 salaries. An experienced Vice President (VP), Sales which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $159,000 based on 1,276 salaries. A Vice President (VP), Sales with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $177,000 based on 1,083 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $168,458

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

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

Vice President (VP), Sales in Chicago:
Be ready to lead a team as well as training your team to accept the way a company tiers it 's management teams. Have a good deal of people skills. Work well with other. Deal with what your customer's expects.

Vice President (VP), Sales in Chicago:
"Advice for my Job."
I would be only real producer.

Vice President (VP), Sales in New York:
"Always believe in yourself and your company."
You are the company you work for. Your level of professionalism and level of integrity are what makes everyone stand out and become unique. Remain true to yourself, believe in everything that you do and do everything with the long term in mind. The more you help others, the more successful you will become.

Vice President (VP), Sales in St. Charles:
"Great culture, fast paced, sales, moderate stress,"
Pros: Ability to help new hires and current top performers. Working with upper management on projects and business development. Its a team environment dedicated to the success of the employees.
Cons: Can be difficult at times to draw a clear direction in regards to current and upcoming projects.

Vice President (VP), Sales in Middlefield:
"How to be a successful Vice President."
Don't automatically command respect from your employees. Give them a reason to respect your authority. Everybody in a company is valuable, from the person who sweeps the floor to the corner office. Treat people with respect, empower them. Praise them and coach them as well as hold them accountable for their actions. This will make people want to work for you harder and they will be more motivated.

Vice President (VP), Sales in Gloucester:
"Talent Assessment."
Don't settle for mediocre talent when you can have top talent.

Vice President (VP), Sales in Boston:
"Stress."
Be prepared for anything.

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How Experience Affects Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 708 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 12%