Chief Strategy Officer Salary in the United States

How much does a Chief Strategy Officer make in the United States? The average Chief Strategy Officer salary in the United States is $136,109 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $112,145 and $165,905. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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$112,145 to $165,905
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What is a Chief Strategy Officer?

A Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), or chief strategist, is an executive responsible for assisting the chief executive officer (CEO) with developing, communicating, executing, and sustaining corporate strategic initiatives. Some companies give the title Chief Business Officer to its senior executives who are holding the top strategy role. Today, many CEOs have less time to devote to executing strategy, while at the same time uncertain environments increase the need for professional strategy development. As a result, Chairmen, Presidents, and CEOs in academic, nonprofit and corporate organization...

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Job Openings for Chief Strategy Officer
TLC Child and Family Services -
The Chief Programs and Strategy Officer designs, oversees, develops and implements programs that align with the agency's mission, meet outcome measures, and deepen a culture of continuous learning
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
Argent Therapeutics, Inc. -
COO will assist with Series A financing and be willing to defer compensation until financing takes ... strategy. • Create and implement operational plan for the development of lead compound and ...
LinkedIn - 1 day ago
National Funding -
The COO role will be a key member of the senior leadership team, reporting directly to the ... Demonstrable competency in strategic planning * Strong knowledge of data analysis and performance ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
Construction General Contractor -
Present operational strategy recommendations to the CEO based on your market research * Large Customer main contact * Risk Analysis for the business * Manage and Supervise Project Managers ...
LinkedIn - 9 days ago
Family Bridges, Inc. -
Reporting to a diverse and seasoned board of directors the CEO will oversee the strategic direction and growth of the organization. Strong business acumen and aptitude for innovation will be ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
Lindmark Outdoor Media -
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) directs the fiscal functions of the corporation in accordance ... a strategic partner · Evaluating and advising on the impact of long-range planning, the ...
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
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