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Vice president salary in United States

How much does a Vice President make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $155,587
Low $96,072
High $251,971
Profit sharing
$20,000per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a vice president is $155,587 per year in the United States and $20,000 profit sharing per year.6.6k salaries reported, updated at September 21, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Vice Presidents in United States

  1. Capital One
    10,255 reviews6 salaries reported
    $310,488per year
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Highest paying cities for Vice Presidents near United States

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $205,666 per year
    206 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $176,939 per year
    1k salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $175,590 per year
    162 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $173,876 per year
    77 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $172,236 per year
    114 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $155,412 per year
    288 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $153,405 per year
    124 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $151,029 per year
    194 salaries reported
  3. Charlotte, NC
    $150,474 per year
    95 salaries reported
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Where can a Vice President earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Vice Presidents

Most recommended license


(earn +30.21% more)

The jobs requiring this license have decrease by 25.56% since 2018. Vice Presidents with this license earn +30.21% more than the average base salary, which is $155,587 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
20121887increase by 1887
20135577increase by 195.55%
20144536decrease by 18.67%
20152886decrease by 36.38%
20162510decrease by 13.03%
20171711decrease by 31.83%
20181925increase by 12.51%
20191433decrease by 25.56%

Top companies hiring Vice Presidents on Indeed

Hill International, Inc
Foster Farms
Telos Corporation
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Top specialties
Home Health
Top fields of study
Nursing Degree
Top skills
Change Management

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Most common benefits for Vice Presidents

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 930 ratings

77% of Vice Presidents in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Assistant Vice President

Job openings

Average $117,826 per year

Vice President of Strategy

Job openings

Average $180,547 per year

Vice President of Operations

Job openings

Average $148,296 per year

Vice President of Business Development

Job openings

Average $148,716 per year

Vice President of Client Services

Job openings

Average $139,530 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Vice President

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