$77,880
Avg. Salary
$43.13
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$4,895

Profit Sharing

$2,935

The average pay for a Business Intelligence (BI) Developer is $43.13 per hour.

The average pay for a Business Intelligence (BI) Developer is $77,880 per year.

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$0$115K
Salary $54,602 - $107,070
Bonus $774 - $11,603
Profit Sharing $416 - $9,273
Total Pay (?
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$54,444 - $115,881
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,092
Hourly Data $0$68
Hourly Rate $21.25 - $68.80
Overtime $16.89 - $64.12
Annual Data $0$115K
Bonus $774 - $11,603
Profit Sharing $416 - $9,273
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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$54,444 - $115,881
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 390

Job Description for Business Intelligence (BI) Developer

Business intelligence developers must be data experts, as they work primarily with databases and different types of software. Often abbreviated as BI developer, this job involves developing and fine tuning IT solutions. That can include anything from coding to testing to debugging to designing to implementing newly developed tools. A BI developer spends a lot of time researching and planning solutions for existing problems within the company. BI developers also are responsible for building OLAP, or online analytical processing. They also work with databases, both relational and multidimensional. BI developers are often responsible for managing others in the IT department or in the company.

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Business Intelligence (BI) Developer Tasks

  • Create business intelligence tools and reports, such as physical data models and dimensional analyses.
  • Design, code, test, and aggregate results from SQL queries to provide information to users.
  • Create technical documents to document Oracle or other database contents, concepts, and mapping between databases.
  • Participate in the design, development, and analysis of data architecture and warehousing approaches.

Business Intelligence (BI) Developer Pay By Employer

$0$114K

Amazon.com Inc
14 profiles
$98,385

$77,200

$76,555

$87,490

$70,750

Accenture
6 profiles
$71,476

Common Career Paths for Business Intelligence (BI) Developer


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Business Intelligence Developers who move on to become Business Intelligence Architects may enjoy significant pay raises, as Business Intelligence Architects get paid an average of $112K per year. It is quite typical for Business Intelligence Developers to transition into roles as Business Intelligence Consultants or Business Intelligence Managers, where reported median earnings are $6K and $26K higher per year.

Business Intelligence (BI) Developer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Business Intelligence (BI) Developer


Business Intelligence Developers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Data Modeling, ETL, Data Warehouse, and Data Mining / Data Warehouse are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 6 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Excel, Crystal Reports, and Data Analysis. Most people skilled in Business Intelligence are similarly competent in Microsoft SQL Server and Data Warehouse.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Intelligence (BI) Developer

Pay by Experience for a Business Intelligence (BI) Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level Business Intelligence (BI) Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 916 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Business Intelligence (BI) Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 649 salaries. An experienced Business Intelligence (BI) Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 325 salaries. A Business Intelligence (BI) Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 45 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,156

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

Home to some of the best pay for Business Intelligence Developers, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 32 percent above the national average. Business Intelligence Developers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+26 percent), Houston (+20 percent), Seattle (+17 percent), and Phoenix (+15 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Business Intelligence Developers in Erie earning a whopping 22 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Salt Lake City and Dallas (10 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

Business Intelligence (BI) Developer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Business Intelligence (BI) Developer?

Business Intelligence (BI) Developer in Lebanon:
"Love job just wish was closer to beach and city life."
Pros: Familiar. Grew up here. Family lives here.
Cons: Lots of travel time to go for entertainment and family trips. No big city life nearby.

Business Intelligence (BI) Developer in Portland:
"Never Stop learning."
Know your the technology you are working with and never stop learning.

Business Intelligence (BI) Developer in Chicago:
"Learn SQL it helps everything we do."
None.

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Key Stats for Business Intelligence (BI) Developer

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 497 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Business Intelligence (BI) Developer Salaries

▲26%

▲22%

▲13%

National Average
$80,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Business Intelligence (BI) Developer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 497 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 11%