Average pay for Business Intelligence Managers in the United States is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($101K). Total incomes of Business Intelligence Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $21K from bonuses and close to $15K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $70K and $146K. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Male Business Intelligence Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$68,682 - $134,121
$69K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $101,491
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MEDIAN: $30.67
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$68,682 - $134,121  
   
Bonus
$2,938 - $21,488  
Profit Sharing
$1,611 - $15,205  
Commission
$3,500  
Total Pay (?
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$70,463 - $146,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 608
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$30.67  
   
Overtime
$37.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,938 - $21,488  
   
Commission
$3,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,611 - $15,205  
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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$70,463 - $146,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Job Description for Business Intelligence Manager

Business intelligence managers are responsible for providing data solutions related to business strategies in their organization. They are in charge of a group of analysts that use a variety of statistical methodologies to solve quantitative business issues and increase profitability. Business intelligence managers perform assessments and risk analysis on a regular basis. These managers prepare complex reports and gather intelligence data to make informed conclusions on business practices; they subsequently present their findings and progress to key executives from different company teams. Additionally, they organize and use company resources efficiently while monitoring associates' performance. They also take part in the selection, training process, and performance review of new analytical staff. These analysts typically work in an office environment gathering data using a personal computer with proprietary programs.

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Business Intelligence Manager Tasks

  • Implement, integrate, and extract data from data warehouses across the organization.
  • Audit and take steps to remedy data quality, including making recommendations for end users.
  • Design, code, and manage developers to meet specifications for physical, logical, and end user data, dashboards, and tools.
  • Define, analyze, and report on analytics and financials for a variety of projects.

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Popular Skills for Business Intelligence Manager


Business Intelligence Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Data Mining / Data Warehouse, Big Data Analytics, Cognos, and Tableau Software are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 10 percent. Those listing Microsoft Excel as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Data Modeling and Data Analysis also typically command lower compensation. Most people who know Business Intelligence also know Project Management and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Intelligence Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average beginner in this position makes around $89K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $110K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $121K in this role. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $118K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $108,041

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Business Intelligence Managers, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 30 percent above the national average. Business Intelligence Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+19 percent), Seattle (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+14 percent), and Washington (+14 percent). The lowest-paying market is Dallas, which sits 10 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Chicago and Philadelphia (9 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Business Intelligence Manager

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Business Intelligence Manager Salaries




National Average
$108,000


Skills That Affect Business Intelligence Manager Salaries



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SQL
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Microsoft SQL Server
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National Average
$108,000





Database Management & Reporting
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Data Modeling
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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