The average salary for a Chief Strategy Officer is $161,797 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Financial Analysis and Strategy. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

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MEDIAN: $161,796
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$88,990 - $254,753  
   
Bonus
$4,872 - $76,025  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $100,000  
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$89,124 - $309,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 130

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Job Description for Chief Strategy Officer

A chief strategy officer advises their company's chief executive officer (CEO) on strategic initiatives. Specifically, they help communicate, develop, execute and sustain these initiatives in collaboration with the CEO and other executive-level leaders of the company. This consultative position is a broadly defined position compared to other "C-level" executive position, but generally chief strategy officers' duties fall into three categories: strategy development, resource allocation and strategy execution. Typical duties include providing guidance to middle and lower management, analyzing product life cycle and profitability management, and analyzing sales, operations and marketing for existing and new products.

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Chief Strategy Officer Tasks

  • Work with the CEO to develop and implement company-wide short and long term strategic initiatives.
  • Research and evaluate new technology, business models, and other innovations which could improve the company's performance.
  • Communicate a company's objectives and strategies to all levels of the company and to business partners.
  • Evaluate current strategies and operations to make sure they align with company objectives.

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Strategy Officer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Chief Strategy Officer

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
31%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Chief Strategy Officer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$176,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Entry-Level
up arrow 42%

Skills That Affect Chief Strategy Officer Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 26%

Strategy
up arrow 22%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 9%

New Business Development
up arrow 3%

National Average
$176,000


Business Development
up arrow 11%

Business Strategy
up arrow 17%

Strategic Project Management
up arrow 37%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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