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Vice President salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Cash bonus
$42,000per year
Profit sharing
$20,000per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a vice president is $121,457 per year in the United States, $42,000 cash bonus per year and $20,000 profit sharing per year.3.1k salaries reported, updated at May 20, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Vice Presidents in United States

  1. Centene
    4184 reviews18 salaries reported
    $317,254per year
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Highest paying cities for Vice Presidents in United States

  1. New York, NY
    $140,712 per year
    711 salaries reported
  2. Boston, MA
    $138,512 per year
    30 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $133,199 per year
    241 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $131,625 per year
    48 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $126,487 per year
    37 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $124,047 per year
    438 salaries reported
  1. Charlotte, NC
    $123,878 per year
    40 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 skill

Change Managementearn +39.48% more

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 17.19% since 2018. Vice Presidents with this skill earn +39.48% more than the average base salary, which is $121,457 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
2012637increase by 637
20131834increase by 187.91%
20141787decrease by 2.56%
2015938decrease by 47.51%
2016979increase by 4.37%
2017721decrease by 26.35%
2018919increase by 27.46%
20191077increase by 17.19%

Top companies hiring Vice Presidents with the recommended skill

Cushman & Wakefield
C&S Wholesale Grocers
Northwest Federal Credit Union
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Top specialties
Home Health
Top fields of study
Nursing Degree
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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

14,855 job openings

Average $92,212 per year

Vice President of Business Development

57,026 job openings

Average $130,963 per year

Vice President of Client Services

22,032 job openings

Average $137,452 per year

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