The average salary for a Chief Strategy Officer is $178,643.
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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 strate…Read more
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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Popular Skills for Chief Strategy Officer
Strategic Project Management
Mergers and Acquisitions
Skills in Business Strategy, Leadership, Strategic Project Management and Mergers and Acquisitions are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Planning.
Pay by Experience Level for Chief Strategy Officer
An early career Chief Strategy Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $113,641 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Chief Strategy Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $155,447 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Chief Strategy Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $186,587 based on 128 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $209,524.
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Employees with Chief Strategy Officer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 26.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (26.5% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (17.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Arlington, Virginia (9.2% less).
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