Strategic Planning Manager Salary

Pay for Strategic Planning Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $90K annually. Total cash compensation to Strategic Planning Managers approaches anywhere from $58K on the lower end to $138K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $20K from bonuses and upwards of $13K from profit sharing. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Strategic Planning Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 56 percent of the field.

$58,416 - $126,408
$58K
$90K
$130K
MEDIAN: $90,012
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50%
90%

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$16.54 - $38.13
$36
MEDIAN: $36.17
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$0$139K
Salary $58,416 - $126,408
Bonus $2,591 - $20,081
Profit Sharing $257.60 - $12,795
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$58,340 - $139,273
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 408
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $36.17
Overtime $23.70
Annual Data $0$139K
Bonus $2,591 - $20,081
Profit Sharing $257.60 - $12,795
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$58,340 - $139,273
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Strategic Planning Manager

Strategic planning managers lead their organization's overall strategic planning effort. They consult with senior managers to analyze past performance and determine the organization's best way forward - for example, in the management of mergers and acquisitions and the direction of the company's research and development. Additionally, strategic planning managers may have a large number of direct reports, and the manager must provide guidance and discipline for these employees. They must be able to conduct forecasting, helping senior leaders determine the best opportunities for growth within the business. They lead growth initiatives and may develop plans to purchase companies that would provide an opportunity for growth. This position is generally full time and takes place in an office setting, although travel may be required depending on the needs of the business.

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Strategic Planning Manager Tasks

  • Work with company management to develop business strategies.
  • Evaluate and contribute to the execution of mergers and acquisitions.
  • Perform data analysis to support investment and financial decisions.
  • Manage company investment portfolios and propose plans for improving investments.

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Popular Skills for Strategic Planning Manager


Strategic Planning Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Business Strategy, Business Analysis, and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 26 percent, 4 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. The majority of those who know Data Analysis also know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Strategic Planning Manager

Pay by Experience for a Strategic Planning Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Strategic Planning Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 115 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Strategic Planning Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 143 salaries. An experienced Strategic Planning Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 108 salaries. A Strategic Planning Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 35 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $94,892

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

Surpassing the national average by 31 percent, Strategic Planning Managers in Houston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Strategic Planning Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Fort Worth (+21 percent), Chicago (+21 percent), Los Angeles (+21 percent), and San Francisco (+13 percent). St. Louis is the lowest-paying area, 18 percent south of the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Dallas and Miami (8 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Strategic Planning Manager

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Strategic Planning Manager Salaries

▲24%

▲9%

▲3%

National Average
$95,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Strategic Planning Manager Salaries

Business Strategy
▲26%




Oral / Verbal Communication
▲3%


National Average
$95,000

Strategic Project Management
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 6%
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