Average Business Intelligence Director Salary

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The average salary for a Business Intelligence Director is $128,918.
MEDIAN $128,918
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$94k - $164k
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$2k - $24k
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$97k - $185k

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Job Description for Business Intelligence Director

Business Intelligence Director Tasks
  • Partner with senior management to understand and deliver performance insights and key analytics solutions.
  • Advocate for data-driven decisions, strong data governance, and other initiatives.
  • Define specifications for both ad-hoc reporting and data quality projects.
  • Lead, schedule, and troubleshoot technical implementations, from data definitions to models to end user reporting.
  • Build, mentor, and guide business intelligence team to provide BI technical solutions as well as actionable information.

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Popular Skills for Business Intelligence Director

Skills in Business Intelligence, Data Analysis, Data Warehouse, Business Strategy and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Intelligence Director

An early career Business Intelligence Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $103,684 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Business Intelligence Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,948 based on 125 salaries. An experienced Business Intelligence Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $134,265 based on 308 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $142,725.
Employees with Business Intelligence Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 18.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (15.8% more) and San Diego, California (15.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8.6% less).

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