Entry-Level Vice President (VP), Sales Salary

An Entry-Level Vice President (VP), Sales earns an average salary of $97,676 per year. A skill in Strategic Sales is associated with high pay for this job.

$50,803 - $160,776
MEDIAN: $100,646

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Salary $50,803 - $160,776
Bonus $1,987 - $76,205
Profit Sharing $3,878 - $103,042
Commission $4,122 - $81,276
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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).
$56,673 - $206,990
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 239

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Vice President (VP), Sales Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Vice President (VP), Sales in Dallas:
"Should have seen current sales outlined with existing custom."
Get your job description clearly identified.

Vice President (VP), Sales in Charlotte:
"Premium Product in a Commoditized Market."
Make every hiring opportunity count. Be prepared to explain strategy continuously with a good attitude!

Vice President (VP), Sales in Kenosha:
"It only gets harder."
Hit the road and know your customers.

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 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.

Key Stats for Vice President (VP), Sales


29 %
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Sales Salaries

Strategic Sales

National Average

Sales Management


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.


29 %
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 19%