Average Vice President (VP), Sales Salary

$140,573
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$31,125
Bonus
$44,630
Commission
$13,757
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The average salary for a Vice President (VP), Sales is $140,573.
10%
$79k
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$141k
90%
$204k
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$79k - $204k
Bonus
$10k - $86k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $50k
Commission
$10k - $103k
Total Pay
$92k - $265k
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What Do Vice President (VP), Sales Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Vice President (VP), Sales

4.2 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Vice President (VP), Sales are from the companies iHeartMedia, Inc, The Charmer Sunbelt Group and Bank of America Corp. (BOFA). Reported salaries are highest at Veritiv Corporation where the average pay is $205,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Charmer Sunbelt Group and American Express Co. (AMEX), earning around $194,978 and $175,250, respectively. Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) pays the lowest at around $115,000. HSBC and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $120,000 and $140,180, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Vice President (VP), Sales?

Skills in Sales Management, Strategic Sales, Team Leadership and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Business to Business (B2B) Sales.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Vice President (VP), Sales?

An entry-level Vice President (VP), Sales with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $87,514 based on 10 salaries. An early career Vice President (VP), Sales with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,582 based on 246 salaries. A mid-career Vice President (VP), Sales with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,464 based on 521 salaries. An experienced Vice President (VP), Sales with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $144,218 based on 1,748 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $151,229.
Employees with Vice President (VP), Sales in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 10.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.9% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (5.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,542 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.2%
Early Career
5.4%
Mid Career
11.5%
Experienced
38.5%
Late Career
44.4%