A Business Intelligence (BI) Developer earns an average salary of $76,115 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Business Intelligence (BI) Developer Total Pay (?
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$50,413 - $103,707
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MEDIAN: $76,115
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Business Intelligence (BI) Developer Total Pay (?
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$20.18 - $68.46
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,413 - $103,707  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,220  
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $6,128  
Total Pay (?
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$50,510 - $114,985  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,358
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.18 - $68.46  
   
Overtime
$17.45 - $62.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,220  
   
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $6,128  
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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$50,510 - $114,985  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,358
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Job Description for Business Intelligence (BI) Developer
Business intelligence developers must be data experts, as they work primarily with databases and different types of software. Often abbreviated as BI developer, this job involves developing and fine tuning IT solutions. That can include anything from coding to testing to debugging to designing to implementing newly developed tools. A BI developer spends a lot of time researching and planning solutions for existing problems within the company. BI developers also are responsible for building OLAP, or online analytical processing. They also work with databases, both relational and multidimensional. BI developers are often responsible for managing others in the IT department or in the company.
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Business Intelligence (BI) Developer Tasks
  • Create technical documents to document Oracle or other database contents, concepts, and mapping between databases.
  • Participate in the design, development, and analysis of data architecture and warehousing approaches.
  • Create business intelligence tools and reports, such as physical data models and dimensional analyses.
  • Design, code, test, and aggregate results from SQL queries to provide information to users.
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Experience Affects Business Intelligence (BI) Developer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$80,000

Skills That Affect Business Intelligence (BI) Developer Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
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Business Intelligence
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National Average
$80,000
BusinessObjects
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Cognos
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Data Analysis
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Gender
Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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