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Director of Analytics Salary

Directors of Analytics receive generous compensation in the United States — earning an average of $123K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Cash earnings for Directors of Analytics — including $30K in bonuses and $23K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $89K to $182K depending on individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a strong majority get vision benefits. Most Directors of Analytics like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$88,503 - $157,989
(Median)
$89K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $122,707
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$14.49 - $26.82
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$88,503 - $157,989  
   
Bonus
$2,542 - $30,240  
Profit Sharing
$805 - $23,044  
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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$88,656 - $181,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 632
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.49 - $26.82  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $0.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,542 - $30,240  
   
Profit Sharing
$805 - $23,044  
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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$88,656 - $181,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | 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 results imply that Directors of Analytics deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Lucky workers who know People Management can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 22 percent above average. Data Modeling and Data Mining / Data Warehouse are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 11 percent and 22 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Project Management. Most people skilled in Data Analysis are similarly competent in Microsoft Excel and SQL. Most people who know Statistical Analysis also know SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Analytics

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $112K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $132K. Directors of Analytics bring in $145K after working for 10 to 20 years. Directors of Analytics who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $141K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Directors of Analytics, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Directors of Analytics can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Herndon (+16 percent), Dallas (+12 percent), San Francisco (+12 percent), and San Diego (+10 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Director of Analytics' salary, with Portland Directors of Analytics earning salaries that are 29 percent less than the national average. Philadelphia and Cincinnati are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 8 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Director of Analytics Salaries



National Average
$135,000



Skills That Affect Director of Analytics Salaries

People Management
up arrow 22%

Data Modeling
up arrow 11%

Data Mining / Data Warehouse
up arrow 11%




Statistical Analysis
up arrow 4%

Web Analytics
up arrow 4%

SAS
up arrow 3%

Business Strategy
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$135,000

Strategic Planning
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 79% employee benefits None: 4%
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