Chief Strategy Officer Salary

A Chief Strategy Officer earns an average salary of $157,860 per year. A skill in Strategy is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$88,920 - $238,544
MEDIAN: $157,860

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$88,920 - $238,544  
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$3,500 - $75,000  
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$91,375 - $293,608  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 147
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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.


Chief Strategy Officer Tasks

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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Skills That Affect Salaries

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Strategic Planning

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.


28 %
72 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 14%