"healthcare," "oversight," and "business development" aren't the only skills we found division vice presidents list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of division vice president responsibilities that we found, including:
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a division vice president. We found that 74.4% of division vice presidents have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 15.0% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most division vice presidents have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's impossible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every nine division vice presidents were not college graduates.
Those division vice presidents who do attend college, typically earn either business degrees or finance degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for division vice presidents include accounting degrees or marketing degrees.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become a division vice president. We've found that most division vice president resumes include experience from Goldman Sachs, Catholic Health Initiatives, and Core-Mark Holding Company. Of recent, Goldman Sachs had 9 positions open for division vice presidents. Meanwhile, there are 3 job openings at Catholic Health Initiatives and 3 at Core-Mark Holding Company.
If you're interested in companies where division vice presidents make the most money, you'll want to apply for positions at Dignity Health, Morgan Stanley, and Barclays Capital. We found that at Dignity Health, the average division vice president salary is $200,566. Whereas at Morgan Stanley, division vice presidents earn roughly $199,530. And at Barclays Capital, they make an average salary of $198,275.
If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, and Citi. These three companies have hired a significant number of division vice presidents from these institutions.
In general, division vice presidents fulfill roles in the finance and health care industries. While employment numbers are high in those industries, the division vice president annual salary is the highest in the manufacturing industry with $139,225 as the average salary. Meanwhile, the finance and health care industries pay $124,697 and $121,896 respectively. This means that division vice presidents who are employed in the manufacturing industry make 16.3% more than division vice presidents who work in the retail Industry.