Senior Strategy Manager Salary

Senior Strategy Managers in the United States can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $119K) surpassing six figures annually. In the world of Senior Strategy Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $78K and $187K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $30K and $18K, respectively. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geographic location, followed by career duration and the particular employer. Work is enjoyable for Senior Strategy Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Male Senior Strategy Managers are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 60 percent of professionals. Nearly all enjoy medical while almost all get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$75,770 - $164,726
$76K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $119,015
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$0$187K
Salary $75,770 - $164,726
Bonus $7,060 - $30,134
Profit Sharing $2,466 - $17,576
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$78,100 - $187,041
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 274

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Job Description for Senior Strategy Manager

Senior strategy managers are in charge of developing and implementing effective solutions to business problems. They use proven operational tactics to increase brand loyalty and sales, and they design road maps that will produce key benefits by bringing value to specific target segments. They also conduct research and use trends and metrics to improve their product or service. Senior strategy managers strive to increase company profitability by developing excellent working relationships with important clients. They also develop practical solutions and propose alternative options to everyday company obstacles.

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Senior Strategy Manager Tasks

  • Work with senior management to develop company business strategy plans.
  • Manage multiple strategy analysis project teams.
  • Evaluate merger and acquisition opportunities.
  • Conduct market analysis to provide information about activities of competitors.

Common Career Paths for Senior Strategy Manager


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Many Senior Strategy Managers move into a Director of Strategy role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Directors of Strategy on average bring in a similar salary to Senior Strategy Managers.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Strategy Manager


Although Deloitte Consulting LLP boasts the highest average salary in town at $202K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $144K or as much as $256K.

Popular Skills for Senior Strategy Manager


Survey results imply that Senior Strategy Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, facility with Strategy, Business Development, and Business Strategy are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 31 percent, 18 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Project Management. Most people experienced in Strategic Planning also know Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Strategy Manager

Pay by Experience for a Senior Strategy Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Strategy Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Strategy Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $124,000 based on 151 salaries. An experienced Senior Strategy Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $148,000 based on 135 salaries. A Senior Strategy Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $164,000 based on 29 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $129,651

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

Senior Strategy Managers earn a generous sum in the state of California: In particular, Palo Alto, San Jose, and San Francisco have higher pay rates than anywhere else in the country, each offering salaries above the national average. The lowest-paying market is Los Angeles, which sits 16 percent below the national average. Workers in New York and Minneapolis earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (8 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).

Senior Strategy Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Strategy Manager?

Senior Strategy Manager in New York:
"Corporate culture, work flexibility."
Pros: Intellectually simulating and variety.
Cons: Navigating office politics, no long term priorities defined.

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Key Stats for Senior Strategy Manager

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
8%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Strategy Manager Salaries

▲27%

▲14%

National Average
$130,000

▼4%

▼21%

Skills That Affect Senior Strategy Manager Salaries

Strategy
▲31%

Business Development
▲18%





Data Analysis
▲1%

National Average
$130,000

Financial Analysis
▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 3%
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