Chief of Staff with Strategic Planning Skills Salary

On average, Chief of Staffs with Strategic Planning skills earn six-figure salaries ($108K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $37K and $48K, respectively — total cash payment to Chief of Staffs with Strategic Planning skills can bottom out near $63K or peak near $196K depending on individual performance. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Chief of Staffs with Strategic Planning skills survey participants are largely women, dominating at 63 percent. For the most part, Chief of Staffs with Strategic Planning skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$62,168 - $171,565
$62K
$110K
$170K
MEDIAN: $107,922
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$0$195K
Salary $62,168 - $171,565
Bonus $2,930 - $37,293
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $48,479
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$62,858 - $195,593
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 229

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief of Staff

Pay by Experience for a Chief of Staff has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief of Staff with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief of Staff with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Chief of Staff which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 85 salaries. A Chief of Staff with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 35 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $114,740

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Chief of Staffs with Strategic Planning skills will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 31 percent. Chief of Staffs with Strategic Planning skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+24 percent), Atlanta (+13 percent), Seattle (+13 percent), and Chicago (+2 percent). Washington ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 14 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Chief of Staff

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Chief of Staff Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

▲22%

National Average
$115,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 6%
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