Business Intelligence Director Salary
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|Salary||$93,403 - $160,372|
|Bonus||$4,853 - $29,421|
|Profit Sharing||$1,454 - $20,729|
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|$96,070 - $177,264|
Job Description for Business Intelligence Director
Business intelligence directors are responsible for leading design and development activities related to enterprise data warehouses solutions for their organization. They are in charge of providing leadership for other business intelligence developers, architects, and professionals. They participate in business meetings to suggest changes and ideas for intelligence processes. They mentor junior staff and assist with training sessions as well. One of the director's main responsibilities include designing appropriate delivery systems based on project requirements. They use a personal computer to analyze business intelligence information and implement solutions.Read More...
Business intelligence directors work with internal and external information technology (IT) partners to reach all company goals in a timely manner. They help increase company profitability by using tactical recommendations based on effective analysis. They provide technical support to enterprise clients by researching intelligence and adapting to the client needs. Business intelligence directors also give progress updates to company executives and clients, as well as conduct performance reviews of product and services launches. They integrate corporate reporting by extracting data from a variety of sources as well.
This position generally requires a bachelor's degree in computer science, business analysis, finance, or a related field. In addition, previous work experience in a similar capacity is necessary. Industry certifications may be required or preferred. Business intelligence directors must be proficient with several computer programming languages, as well as have advanced database and data warehouse skills. These directors must be analytical individuals that pay strong attention to detail, as well as have strong organization skills to multitask in a variety of projects.
Business Intelligence Director Tasks
- Partner with senior management to understand and deliver performance insights and key analytics solutions.
- Advocate for data-driven decisions, strong data governance, and other initiatives.
- Define specifications for both ad-hoc reporting and data quality projects.
- Lead, schedule, and troubleshoot technical implementations, from data definitions to models to end user reporting.
- Build, mentor, and guide business intelligence team to provide BI technical solutions as well as actionable information.
Popular Skills for Business Intelligence Director
Survey takers working as Business Intelligence Directors report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Big Data Analytics, Data Warehouse, Business Strategy, and Business Intelligence are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 6 percent. Those listing Business Analysis as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Tableau Software and Data Modeling also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Business Intelligence also tend to know Data Analysis and Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Business Intelligence Director
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Business Intelligence Directors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Even the relatively untested can score weighty six-figure salaries; survey participants with less than five years' experience report earning a median of $105K per year. Business Intelligence Directors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $146K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $154K.
Pay Difference by Location
For Business Intelligence Directors, Seattle provides a pay rate that is 19 percent greater than the national average. Business Intelligence Directors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+15 percent), San Francisco (+13 percent), Houston (+12 percent), and Jacksonville (+10 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Chicago Business Intelligence Directors earning much less — 35 percent less — than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Philadelphia (11 percent less) and Tampa (10 percent less).
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