Corporate Vice President Statistics and Facts in the US

Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for corporate vice presidents in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 16,042 corporate vice presidents currently employed in the United States.
  • 25.2% of all corporate vice presidents are women, while only 71.0% are men.
  • The average age of an employed corporate vice president is 52 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of corporate vice presidents is White (80.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (7.1%) and Asian (7.0%).
  • The majority of corporate vice presidents are located in NY, New York and IL, Chicago.
  • Corporate vice presidents are most in-demand in New York, NY.
  • Corporate vice presidents are paid an average annual salary of $172,395.
  • The media industry is the highest-paying for corporate vice presidents.
  • Seattle, WA pays an annual average wage of $220,980, the highest in the US.
  • Corporate vice presidents average starting salary is $119,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 92% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid corporate vice presidents earn as much as $249,000 or more.
  • 19% of all corporate vice presidents are LGBT.
  • Illinois is the best state for corporate vice presidents to live.
  • Corporate vice presidents are more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies.

Corporate Vice President Statistics By Gender

Among corporate vice presidents, 25.2% of them are women compared to 71.0% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 71.0%
  • Female, 25.2%
  • Unknown, 3.8%
Job Title
GenderascdescPercentagesascdesc
Male
71.0%
Female
25.2%
Unknown
3.8%

Gender Pay Gap For Corporate Vice President

Women Earn 92¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man

male-income
Male Income
$173,199
female-income
Female Income
$158,507

Corporate Vice President Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the corporate vice president position over time.

Male
Female
79%
76%
74%
71%
69%
66%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
YearascdescMaleascdescFemaleascdesc
2008
74.77%
25.23%
2009
74.39%
25.61%
2010
73.77%
26.23%
2011
72.99%
27.01%
2012
72.42%
27.58%
2013
71.98%
28.02%
2014
73.43%
26.57%
2015
72.94%
27.06%
2016
72.88%
27.12%
2017
72.17%
27.83%
2018
71.86%
28.14%

Corporate Vice President Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, general superintendent and director of plant operations have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Administrative Assistant To General Manager11%85%
Manager Stylist13%83%
Alteration Manager15%82%
Corporate Vice President71%25%
District Commercial Superintendent90%2%
Director Of Plant Operations93%4%
General Superintendent94%3%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
General Superintendent
Director Of Plant Operations
District Commercial Superintendent
Corporate Vice President
Alteration Manager
Manager Stylist
Administrative Assistant To General Manager
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Corporate Vice President Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among corporate vice presidents is White, which makes up 80.2% of all corporate vice presidents. Comparatively, there are 7.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 7.0% of the Asian ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 80.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 7.1%
  • Asian, 7.0%
  • Black or African American, 3.4%
  • Unknown, 1.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.8%
Job Title
Corporate Vice President RaceascdescPercentagesascdesc
White
80.2%
Hispanic or Latino
7.1%
Asian
7.0%
Black or African American
3.4%
Unknown
1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.8%

Corporate Vice President Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among corporate vice presidents.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American
YearascdescWhiteascdescBlack or African AmericanascdescAsianascdescHispanic or Latinoascdesc
2010
82.72%
3.38%
5.83%
6.28%
2011
82.92%
3.78%
5.45%
5.89%
2012
82.16%
3.70%
6.00%
6.35%
2013
82.41%
3.51%
6.10%
6.09%
2014
82.44%
3.64%
5.74%
6.41%
2015
82.39%
3.51%
5.72%
6.41%
2016
82.04%
3.42%
6.29%
6.24%
2017
80.69%
3.57%
6.83%
6.82%
2018
80.19%
3.41%
7.03%
7.13%

Corporate Vice President Wage Gap By Race

White corporate vice presidents have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Unknown corporate vice presidents have the lowest average salary at $160,894.
$176,000
$173,000
$170,000
$167,000
$164,000
$161,000
$158,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
Ethnicityascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Unknown$160,894
White$173,054
Black or African American$162,954
Asian$166,543
Hispanic or Latino$165,822

Average Age of a Corporate Vice President

We determined the average age of corporate vice presidents based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female
RaceascdescMale AgeascdescFemale Ageascdesc
Black or African American
52.5
53
Unknown
48.5
45
Asian
50
49
Hispanic or Latino
50
48
White
54
53
American Indian and Alaska Native
49.5
49

Corporate Vice President Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of corporate vice president employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of corporate vice presidents is 40+ years old, which represents 89% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Corporate Vice President YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
20-30 years
0%
30-40 years
11%
40+ years
89%

Types of Corporate Vice President Degree Levels

The most common degree for corporate vice presidents is bachelor's degree 72% of corporate vice presidents earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 19% and rounding it off is doctoral degree with 4%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors, 72%
  • Masters, 19%
  • Doctorate, 4%
  • Associate, 3%
  • Other Degrees, 2%
Job Title
Corporate Vice President DegreeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Bachelors
72%
Masters
19%
Doctorate
4%
Associate
3%
Other Degrees
2%

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Corporate Vice President Wage Gap By Education

Corporate vice presidents with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $185,235 annually. With a Doctorate degree, corporate vice presidents earn a median annual income of $181,469 compared to $173,199 for corporate vice presidents with an Bachelors degree.
$189,000
$180,000
$171,000
$162,000
$153,000
$144,000
$135,000
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Doctorate Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
Educationascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Master's Degree$185,235
Bachelor's Degree$173,199
Doctorate Degree$181,469
Some College/ Associate Degree$143,939

Corporate Vice President Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ corporate vice presidents. We found that the most common company type is public. In addition, the industry that employs the most corporate vice presidents is the finance industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire corporate vice presidents.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Company SizeascdescPercentagesascdesc
< 50 employees
3%
50 - 100 employees
1%
100 - 500 employees
8%
500 - 1,000 employees
12%
1,000 - 10,000 employees
38%
> 10,000 employees
38%

The Types Of Companies Corporate Vice President Work In

Employees with the corporate vice president job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most corporate vice presidents prefer to work at public companies over private companies.

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Education

Public

Private

Company TypeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Education
1%
Public
56%
Private
42%
Government
0%

Top Industries Hiring Corporate Vice Presidents

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ corporate vice presidents. Those industries include finance, manufacturing and technology.

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Finance

Fortune 500

Manufacturing

Technology

Health Care

IndustryascdescPercentagesascdesc
Finance
19%
Fortune 500
18%
Manufacturing
11%
Technology
9%
Health Care
7%
Retail
6%
Insurance
5%
Media
4%
Hospitality
3%
Non Profits
3%
Pharmaceutical
2%
Telecommunication
2%
Professional
2%
Energy
2%
Real Estate
2%
Internet
1%
Transportation
1%
Automotive
1%
Utilities
1%
Construction
1%

Corporate Vice President Turnover And Employment Statistics

Corporate Vice President Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of corporate vice presidents changed.

  • Unemployment rate
YearascdescCorporate Vice President Unemployment Rateascdesc
2010
4.37%
2011
3.53%
2012
3.04%
2013
2.67%
2014
2.12%
2015
1.80%
2016
1.98%
2017
1.88%
2018
1.65%

The Average Number of Years That Corporate Vice President Stay in a Job

By looking over 3,175 corporate vice presidents resumes, we figured out that the average corporate vice president enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 30%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Number or YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
Less than 1 year
5%
1-2 years
30%
3-4 years
20%
5-7 years
20%
8-10 years
8%
11+ years
17%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Corporate Vice Presidents with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to corporate vice presidents.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Engineering Group Leader15.08%
Service Operations Manager17.88%
Corporate Vice President19.04%
Crew Manager21.82%
Advertising Manager25.47%
Rehab Director28.57%
Director Of Residential Services29.21%

ProfessionascdescPercentages of LGBT ascdesc
Engineering Group Leader
15.08%
Service Operations Manager
17.88%
Crew Manager
21.82%
Advertising Manager
25.47%
Rehab Director
28.57%
Director Of Residential Services
29.21%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Corporate Vice Presidents

The most common foreign language among corporate vice presidents is Spanish at 33.3%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 15.1% and Mandarin is the third-most popular at 8.6%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 33.3%
  • French, 15.1%
  • Mandarin, 8.6%
  • Portuguese, 7.5%
  • German, 4.3%
  • Other, 31.2%
Job Title
Foreign LanguageascdescPercentagesascdesc
Spanish
33.3%
French
15.1%
Mandarin
8.6%
Portuguese
7.5%
German
4.3%
Other
31.2%

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Where Do Corporate Vice Presidents Earn The Most?

The map here shows where corporate vice presidents earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Corporate Vice Presidents Located?

By looking through more than 3,175 resumes, we found that the most popular places for corporate vice presidents are NY, New York and IL, Chicago.

Number of Corporate Vice Presidents