Director of Strategy Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Director of Strategy is $123,789 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$75,143 - $169,117
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$75,143 - $169,117  
   
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$1,287 - $40,518  
Profit Sharing
$2,475 - $25,271  
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$78,758 - $196,876  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 561
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Job Description for Director of Strategy

A director of strategy plans their company's overarching goals and vision. They work with other managers in the organization to achieve these goals using research, planning, and evaluation. A typical work day for a director of strategy involves a good deal of research. The director identifies trends in the market, forecasts patterns, researches the actions of competitors, and eventually formulates cohesive strategies based on this research. The final result of this research and observation is a cohesive strategy and plans that the director of strategy presents to the leaders of the company for approval. The director of strategy may also be responsible for planning training for lower-level employees in their organization as well. A director of strategy generally works full time for a single business, although they may also operate as a consultant for multiple companies on a contract basis. The director of strategy frequently works independently, although the director of strategy eventually meets with various business managers and leaders to present information and strategy.
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Director of Strategy Tasks
  • Identify and clarify business development needs and objectives.
  • Monitor progress of the firm and competition to ensure that strategic goals and benchmarks are met.
  • Advise department heads and senior management on strategic initiatives.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Director of Strategy Salaries

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$137,000

Skills That Affect Director of Strategy Salaries

Project Management
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Marketing Communications
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$137,000
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People Management
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Web Marketing
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Gender

Female
35%
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Male
65%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 4%
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