The three highest-paying cities for Business Intelligence Managers can all be found in California: San Jose, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. In the world of Business Intelligence Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $21K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $11K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $71K and $146K. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all receive medical and dental insurance and a large number get vision insurance. Job satisfaction for Business Intelligence Managers is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$68,698 - $135,580
(Median)
$69K
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MEDIAN: $101,408
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$68,698 - $135,580  
   
Bonus
$2,450 - $20,755  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $11,335  
Commission
$3,500  
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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$70,728 - $145,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 574
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$39.41  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,450 - $20,755  
   
Commission
$3,500  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $11,335  
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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$70,728 - $145,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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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, facility with SAP Business Intelligence, Business Strategy, and Data Mining / Data Warehouse are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 15 percent, and 11 percent, respectively. Those listing Microsoft Excel and Data Analysis as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Those proficient in Business Intelligence are, more often than not, also skilled in 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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $88K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $108K. For Business Intelligence Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $120K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $117K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $107,812

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For Business Intelligence Managers, above-average compensation can be found in California — San Jose, San Francisco, and Los Angeles are known as the cities with the best salaries for Business Intelligence Managers. Trailing the national average by 12 percent, Dallas is the market with the smallest paychecks. Workers in Phoenix and Chicago earn less than others in this profession; their salaries fall short of the national average by 8 percent.

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Experience Affects Business Intelligence Manager Salaries




National Average
$108,000


Skills That Affect Business Intelligence Manager Salaries

SAP Business Intelligence (SAP BI)
up arrow 24%

Business Strategy
up arrow 15%



up arrow 10%

SQL
up arrow 7%


Data Warehouse
up arrow 4%

Business Intelligence
up arrow 3%

People Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
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National Average
$108,000

Business Analysis
up arrow 2%

Project Management
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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
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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