Average Director Of Strategy Salary
$148,000 yearly
$52.86 hourly
Updated July 28, 2021
$111,000
10 %
$148,000
Median
$199,000
90 %
Did you know that the average director of strategy makes $148,885 per year? That's valued at $71.58 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $111,000 and $199,000, meaning directors of strategy have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most directors of strategy find a job with technology and finance companies, while others work for technology, media, and retail companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Washington, New York and Virginia are the top states in the U.S. to pay directors of strategy the highest salaries.

Average Director Of Strategy Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where directors of strategy earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Director Of Strategy average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$112,617
$112,617
$54.14
$54.14
Alaska
Alaska
$101,096
$101,096
$48.60
$48.60
Arizona
Arizona
$94,408
$94,408
$45.39
$45.39
Arkansas
Arkansas
$132,420
$132,420
$63.66
$63.66
California
California
$147,848
$147,848
$71.08
$71.08
Colorado
Colorado
$141,023
$141,023
$67.80
$67.80
Connecticut
Connecticut
$152,806
$152,806
$73.46
$73.46
Delaware
Delaware
$146,620
$146,620
$70.49
$70.49
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$134,558
$134,558
$64.69
$64.69
Florida
Florida
$104,078
$104,078
$50.04
$50.04
Georgia
Georgia
$120,160
$120,160
$57.77
$57.77
Hawaii
Hawaii
$97,842
$97,842
$47.04
$47.04
Idaho
Idaho
$113,962
$113,962
$54.79
$54.79
Illinois
Illinois
$122,931
$122,931
$59.10
$59.10
Indiana
Indiana
$96,348
$96,348
$46.32
$46.32
Iowa
Iowa
$97,456
$97,456
$46.85
$46.85
Kansas
Kansas
$115,035
$115,035
$55.31
$55.31
Kentucky
Kentucky
$100,557
$100,557
$48.34
$48.34
Louisiana
Louisiana
$106,367
$106,367
$51.14
$51.14
Maine
Maine
$121,286
$121,286
$58.31
$58.31
Maryland
Maryland
$134,156
$134,156
$64.50
$64.50
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$143,812
$143,812
$69.14
$69.14
Michigan
Michigan
$142,778
$142,778
$68.64
$68.64
Minnesota
Minnesota
$129,964
$129,964
$62.48
$62.48
Mississippi
Mississippi
$74,395
$74,395
$35.77
$35.77
Missouri
Missouri
$109,487
$109,487
$52.64
$52.64
Montana
Montana
$141,926
$141,926
$68.23
$68.23
Nebraska
Nebraska
$96,178
$96,178
$46.24
$46.24
Nevada
Nevada
$135,683
$135,683
$65.23
$65.23
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$128,692
$128,692
$61.87
$61.87
New Jersey
New Jersey
$151,038
$151,038
$72.61
$72.61
New Mexico
New Mexico
$109,329
$109,329
$52.56
$52.56
New York
New York
$158,684
$158,684
$76.29
$76.29
North Carolina
North Carolina
$129,212
$129,212
$62.12
$62.12
North Dakota
North Dakota
$98,244
$98,244
$47.23
$47.23
Ohio
Ohio
$118,349
$118,349
$56.90
$56.90
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$92,737
$92,737
$44.59
$44.59
Oregon
Oregon
$141,269
$141,269
$67.92
$67.92
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$136,585
$136,585
$65.67
$65.67
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$139,577
$139,577
$67.10
$67.10
South Carolina
South Carolina
$101,892
$101,892
$48.99
$48.99
South Dakota
South Dakota
$135,126
$135,126
$64.96
$64.96
Tennessee
Tennessee
$92,976
$92,976
$44.70
$44.70
Texas
Texas
$128,942
$128,942
$61.99
$61.99
Utah
Utah
$101,442
$101,442
$48.77
$48.77
Vermont
Vermont
$111,977
$111,977
$53.84
$53.84
Virginia
Virginia
$153,243
$153,243
$73.67
$73.67
Washington
Washington
$163,053
$163,053
$78.39
$78.39
West Virginia
West Virginia
$139,442
$139,442
$67.04
$67.04
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$138,683
$138,683
$66.67
$66.67
Wyoming
Wyoming
$78,649
$78,649
$37.81
$37.81

Highest Paying Cities For Director Of Strategy

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$171,782
$171,782
$82.59
$82.59
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$170,571
$170,571
$82.01
$82.01
New York, NY
New York, NY
$165,377
$165,377
$79.51
$79.51
Stamford, CT
Stamford, CT
$156,932
$156,932
$75.45
$75.45
Hamilton, NJ
Hamilton, NJ
$154,709
$154,709
$74.38
$74.38
Boulder, CO
Boulder, CO
$150,454
$150,454
$72.33
$72.33

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    How Much Do Directors Of Strategy Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, director of strategy salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that technology, media, and retail companies tend to offer much higher salaries for directors of strategy. For example, directors of strategy make a whopping average salary of $158,835 while working for technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $156,536 at media companies and $154,495 at retail companies. But directors of strategy may want to avoid working in the manufacturing industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $147,716.
    IndustryAvg. SalaryRange
    1. Technology
    $158,835
    $135k
    $171k
    2. Media
    $156,536
    $135k
    $171k
    3. Retail
    $154,495
    $135k
    $171k
    4. Health Care
    $149,848
    $135k
    $171k
    5. Manufacturing
    $147,716
    $135k
    $171k

    High Paying Director Of Strategy Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Consultant/Marketing Director

    Avg. salary: $158,990

    A consultant/marketing director is responsible for conducting data and statistical analysis of the current market trends to identify opportunities that would strengthen the company's brand image on the market. Consultant/marketing directors evaluate the company's marketing techniques and determine methods to improve promotional campaigns and media presence. They also research consumers' demands and acquire resources that would generate more revenue and increase the company's profitability. A consultant/marketing director must have excellent communication and organizational skills, especially in leading the team to achieve sales goals and objectives.
    74,674 Consultant/Marketing Director Jobs
    Planning Director

    Avg. salary: $126,293

    Planning Directors are members of the executive team or the top management of a company. They oversee the company's plans and the strategies involved in reaching company goals. They manage the resources of the company by reviewing the budget and by overseeing human resources activities. They ensure that the company works toward its goals and that the company follows through with its plans. That being said, Planning Directors do not necessarily police the company's actions, especially if it deviates from the original plans. Instead, they steer the company towards the fulfillment of such plans. If the plan is no longer viable, they should be flexible enough to pursue new plans to achieve their goals still.
    32,236 Planning Director Jobs
    Product Director

    Avg. salary: $148,042

    The duties of a product director depend on one's place or industry of employment. Typically, their responsibilities revolve around overseeing the product development operations to ensure smooth flow and efficiency, devise strategies to improve processes, gather relevant data such as sales and customer feedback, and coordinate with different departments in developing new products and services. Furthermore, as a director, it is essential to lead and encourage departments to meet goals, all while implementing the company's policies and regulations, including its mission and vision.
    70,792 Product Director Jobs
    Account Director

    Avg. salary: $118,653

    An account director is responsible for managing client accounts, monitoring budgets, and sales forecasting. Their goal is to maintain stable account management strategies, meet clients' demands, develop healthy professional partnerships that would generate revenues, increase profitability, and achieve the organization's long-term goals objectives. Account directors supervise the account management staff, ensuring the project's successful completion with the highest efficiency and accuracy. An account director also plans training programs to maximize their performance and productivity, especially when dealing with deadlines and clients' requests.
    78,240 Account Director Jobs
    Global Director

    Avg. salary: $163,697

    The duties of a global director will vary on one's line of work or company of employment. Typically, their responsibilities will revolve around overseeing and leading a diverse range of employees or departments, developing new strategies and programs for global markets, and ensuring that all products and services are inclusive and public friendly. Furthermore, as a director, it is essential to implement all policies and regulations, all while developing new ones to ensure the efficiency of the company and its services.
    50,864 Global Director Jobs
    Director Of Sales & Business Development

    Avg. salary: $117,582

    A director of sales business development is responsible for monitoring the business and project plans, ensuring that the sales targets are met, according to project requirements and specifications. Directors of sales business development perform data analysis to track business performance and identify opportunities to grow revenues and profits. They also coordinate with the clients and maintain healthy business relationships by enhancing their brand image on various platforms and reach the target audience. A director of sales business development works closely with the marketing and sales team for public relations and marketing campaigns placement.
    105,189 Director Of Sales & Business Development Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Directors Of Strategy The Most?

    If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Hewlett-Packard and Qualcomm as they offer the highest salaries for directors of strategy.
    Company

    Recently Added Director Of Strategy Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Strategy Director
    Strategy Director
    Irving, TX
    Irving, TX
    06/30/2021
    06/30/2021
    $99,300
    $99,300
    06/30/2021
    Director, Business Strategy and Planning
    Director, Business Strategy and Planning
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Colorado Springs, CO
    06/24/2021
    06/24/2021
    $117,600
    $117,600
    06/24/2021
    Valuation Strategies Director
    Valuation Strategies Director
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    06/24/2021
    06/24/2021
    $124,700
    $124,700
    06/24/2021
    Director, Business Strategy and Planning
    Director, Business Strategy and Planning
    Phoenix, AZ
    Phoenix, AZ
    06/24/2021
    06/24/2021
    $117,600
    $117,600
    06/24/2021
    Director, Business Strategy and Planning
    Director, Business Strategy and Planning
    Charlotte, NC
    Charlotte, NC
    06/24/2021
    06/24/2021
    $117,600
    $117,600
    06/24/2021
    Director, Business Strategy and Planning
    Director, Business Strategy and Planning
    San Antonio, TX
    San Antonio, TX
    06/24/2021
    06/24/2021
    $117,600
    $117,600
    06/24/2021
    Director, Business Strategy and Planning
    Director, Business Strategy and Planning
    Tampa, FL
    Tampa, FL
    06/24/2021
    06/24/2021
    $117,600
    $117,600
    06/24/2021
    City of Raleigh North Carolina
    City of Raleigh North Carolina
    Director of Talent Strategy
    Director of Talent Strategy
    Director of Talent Strategy
    Raleigh, NC
    Raleigh, NC
    06/19/2021
    06/19/2021
    $56,732
    $56,732
    06/19/2021
    Clearchoice
    Clearchoice
    Director of Corporate Strategy
    Director of Corporate Strategy
    Director of Corporate Strategy
    Greenwood Village, CO
    Greenwood Village, CO
    06/17/2021
    06/17/2021
    $125,000
    $125,000
    06/17/2021
    Director, DEI Strategy & Planning
    Director, DEI Strategy & Planning
    Ann Arbor, MI
    Ann Arbor, MI
    06/13/2021
    06/13/2021
    $120,000
    $120,000
    06/13/2021

    Average Director Of Strategy Salary by Demographic

    Director Of Strategy Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $158,446
    female-income
    Female Income
    $148,862
    Median Director Of Strategy Income by Race
    Asian directors of strategy have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american directors of strategy have the lowest average salary at $143,159.
    $169,000
    $164,000
    $159,000
    $154,000
    $149,000
    $144,000
    $139,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$152,718
    Black or African American$143,159
    Asian$164,061
    Unknown$156,424
    Hispanic or Latino$151,906
    Average Director Of Strategy Salary by Education Level
    $169,000
    $165,000
    $161,000
    $157,000
    $153,000
    $149,000
    $145,000
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Bachelor's Degree$148,862
    Master's Degree$168,835