What does a Strategist do?

Strategists use their analytical skills to evaluate an organization’s operations, including the internal structure and business process. Strategists consider information technology infrastructure as well. After assessing, they make suggestions to develop methods to improve current systems and streamline operations to enhance a customer's experience and increase revenue.

Strategists work within a corporation to find ways to foster and encourage cooperation between departments to ensure that teams are in alignment. They consider market trends that keep the company competitive with peers and oversee its risk management strategies. Strategists also consult with management to examine and determine if there are any gaps and brainstorm ways to improve gaps and service offerings. Sometimes, they will meet with vendors if negotiations impact new product development. Strategists need a bachelor's degree in business management or related fields.

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
5%
2 - 4
78%
5 - 7
13%
8+
4%

Common Skill Sets

Microsoft Technologies
Written Communication
Leadership
Writing
Consulting
Business Acumen
Strategic Thinking
UX

Strategist Seniority Levels

Technical Marketing Specialist
19% made the transition
Digital Marketing
23% made the transition
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Strategist Salaries

Average Base Pay

$102,828 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$61K
Median: $103K
$174K
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