Venture Capital Vice President & Principal Salaries

What is a venture capital vice president?

A Venture Capital Vice President (VP) is a key decision-maker in the investment process, responsible for identifying and executing on investment opportunities for the firm. 

They lead the deal origination process, conduct due diligence, and work closely with portfolio companies to drive growth and value. 

They have a deep understanding of multiple industries, and can quickly identify and capitalize on new opportunities. 

Strong leadership skills, the ability to multitask, and the ability to navigate ambiguity and uncertainty are critical to success in this role. 

They also play a key role in mentoring junior team members and shaping the culture of the firm.

How much money do venture capital Vice Presidents and Principals make?

In the survey results, we saw VC VP / Principal salaries ranging from $65,000 – $450,000.

Average base salary for Vice Presidents / Principals are up 7%, from about $182K last year to $195K this year (a return to 2020 level).

How much experience do Vice Presidents and Principals level have?

According to the survey, VC Vice Presidents are 32.7 years old on average; they have 10 years of total work experience and 4.6 years of investment experience.