What does an Executive Vice President do?

Executives direct, plan, and coordinate operational activities for their organization or company and are generally responsible for creating the policies and strategies that meet company goals. They often travel to meetings and conferences and visit regional, local, national, or international branches and offices. They strive to cut costs and improve policies, programs, and performance. Executives analyze sales reports, financial statements, and oversee general activities that make up the company’s mission. They're responsible for budgets and financial activities and are involved in approving or negotiating contracts and agreements and hire other managers or department heads.

Executives establish and carry out departmental goals, policies, and procedures and oversee the organization's financial and budgetary activities. They also consult with other executives, staff, and board members about general operations, negotiate or approve contracts and agreements, and appoint department heads and managers. Executives need a minimum bachelor's degree and a significant amount of prior work experience in related occupations and licenses, certifications, and registrations when necessary.

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Avg. Experience8+ years

Executive Vice President Salaries

Average Base Pay

$197,022 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$118K
Median: $197K
$330K
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