Director of Analytics Salary (United States)

Salaries for Director of Analyticss in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($133,996) per year. Total cash income, which bottoms out near $86,398 and peaks near $159,622, incorporates potential for more than $30K from bonuses and close to $20K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Director of Analyticss. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this outline were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Director of Analytics Salary (?
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$86,398 - $159,622
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MEDIAN: $122,477
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Director of Analytics Salary (?
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$14.49 - $26.82
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$86,398 - $159,622  
   
Bonus
$2,031 - $30,287  
Profit Sharing
$990 - $20,203  
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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$85,490 - $183,387  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 464
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Hourly Rate
$14.49 - $26.82  
   
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$0.00 - $0.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,031 - $30,287  
   
Profit Sharing
$990 - $20,203  
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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$85,490 - $183,387  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Job Description for Director of Analytics

Directors of analytics supervise a team that provides analytical expertise for their organization. They are in charge of coordinating efforts and provide coaching to staff members in their department. Directors of analytics spend a large portion of their time performing statistical analysis based on market knowledge and research expertise. They identify patterns based on aggregate data to find risks or opportunities, as well as make performance change recommendations. Directors of analytics create forecasts using analytical information and results, compare sets of data to optimize resource allocation, and support business development through their use of complex data. These directors must follow company procedures to reach all established goals.
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Director of Analytics Tasks
  • Collaborate with executives and other departments to identify and meet information needs.
  • Analyze and validate findings, creating reports, presentations, and visualizations.
  • Manage a team of analysts, assigning schedules, and projects.
  • Develop, implement, and disseminate metrics about quality, performance and outcomes.

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Popular Skills for Director of Analytics

Survey takers working as Director of Analyticss report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with People Management, Data Modeling, and Data Mining / Data Warehouse are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 17 percent, and 14 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Strategic Planning, and Microsoft Excel. Those familiar with Data Analysis also tend to know SQL and Statistical Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Analytics

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
$102K per year, a sizable six-figure salary, is the starting point for workers in this profession. Compensation is $145K after 10 to 20 years. After 20 years on the job, salaries actually take a dive for Director of Analyticss, averaging around $142K. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; more than half of respondents fit between this range.

Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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National Average
$134,000
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San Diego
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Minneapolis
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Director of Analyticss will find that Washington offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 18 percent. Other big spenders include San Francisco, Dallas, New York, and Seattle, top-paying cities where Director of Analyticss see paychecks higher than average (+16 percent, +13 percent, +6 percent, and +3 percent). Denver ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 14 percent below the national average. Minneapolis and San Diego are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median—salaries hover around -10 percent and -7 percent, respectively.

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Experience Affects Director of Analytics Salaries

National Average
$134,000

Skills That Affect Director of Analytics Salaries

People Management
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Data Modeling
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Data Mining / Data Warehouse
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Web Analytics
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Strategy
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SAS
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Data Analysis
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$134,000
SQL
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Microsoft Excel
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Strategic Planning
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 4%
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