Vice President (VP), Sales Operations Salary

Average VPs of Sales Operations in the United States make around $147K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Making up 77 percent of those who took the survey, male VPs of Sales Operations greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$103,304 - $200,534
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MEDIAN: $155,361
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$0$272K
Salary $103,304 - $200,534
Bonus $9,967 - $82,414
Profit Sharing $11,250
Commission $34,000
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$117,547 - $272,614
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 94

Job Description for Vice President (VP), Sales Operations

Vice presidents (VPs) of sales operations are responsible for overseeing all sales-related issues within their organization. They perform sales negotiations, including those related to logistics, shipping, and final costs. They interact regularly with clients to provide high-quality customer service, striving to build strong business relationships with existing and prospective clients to increase brand loyalty and generate more business. Additionally, vice presidents of sales operations design and deliver solutions for the sales team, providing members with guidance to meet relevant sales goals. They create effective sales operations strategies that use fewer company resources and maximize productivity.

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Vice President (VP), Sales Operations Tasks

  • Coordinate orders and supplies to ensure a steady flow of goods and/or services.
  • Calculate realistic and profitable sales goals, working to increase productivity.
  • Lead, schedule, and analyze metrics for staffing and operation of the sales department.
  • Assess and ensure consistency of quality in all sales interactions.

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Popular Skills for Vice President (VP), Sales Operations


VPs of Sales Operations who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Fortunate workers who know Leadership can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 31 percent above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Sales Management and Customer Relationship Management. Those proficient in Operations Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Vice President (VP), Sales Operations

Pay by Experience for a Vice President (VP), Sales Operations has a positive trend. An entry-level Vice President (VP), Sales Operations with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Vice President (VP), Sales Operations with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Vice President (VP), Sales Operations which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $164,000 based on 55 salaries. A Vice President (VP), Sales Operations with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $175,000 based on 35 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $178,717

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

Chicago is home to an above-average pay rate for VPs of Sales Operations, 44 percent higher than the national average. VPs of Sales Operations can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+30 percent), San Francisco (+17 percent), New York (+17 percent), and Los Angeles (+2 percent). Dallas is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 11 percent.

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Key Stats for Vice President (VP), Sales Operations

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Sales Operations Salaries

National Average
$179,000

▼2%

▼8%

▼14%

▼50%

Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Sales Operations Salaries

Leadership
▲23%

National Average
$179,000




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
no benefits
None: 6%