The average salary for a Director of Strategic Initiatives in Chicago, Illinois is $109,942.
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Job Description for Director of Strategic Initiatives
Every company has a vision, objective, and path it wishes to take, and directors of strategic initiatives are responsible for putting these plans and goals into action, as well as managing, overseeing, and advancing the company's short- and long-term goals. These directors are tasked with developing programs, ideas, and strategies to improve the department and help move the company forward. They also create charters and progress reports, request proposal responses, grant applications, prepare d…Read more
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Popular Skills for Director of Strategic Initiatives
Skills in Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership and Program Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Director of Strategic Initiatives
A mid-career Director of Strategic Initiatives with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $84,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Director of Strategic Initiatives with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 7 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Director of Strategic Initiatives in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 26.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (20.5% less), Phoenix, Arizona (18.1% less) and Los Angeles, California (18.1% less).
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