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What does a BI Engineer do?

BI engineers design, implement, and maintain systems used to collect and analyze business intelligence data. They create dashboards, databases, and other platforms that allow for efficient collection and evaluation of BI data. They work closely with marketing staff and other stakeholder to gain an understanding of BI goals and objectives to ensure the systems and their capabilities support competitive research efforts that achieve those goals. They may train other staff members on the use of BI tools and programs.

BI engineers typically have a bachelor’s degree in a computer science field, or credentials specifically related to business intelligence. They must be comfortable designing and implementing data collection and analysis systems. These roles require familiarity with data visualization software programs and related tools. Experience with computer programming or an engineering background is an advantage.

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
3%
2 - 4
80%
5 - 7
12%
8+
5%

Common Skill Sets

SQL Server Integration
SSRS Ssis
Power BI
Dashboarding
ETL
Relational Database
Obiee
SSAS

BI Engineer Seniority Levels

Bi Analyst
16% made the transition
Data Analyst
24% made the transition
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BI Engineer Salaries

Average Base Pay

$81,514 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$62K
Median: $82K
$108K
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Glassdoor Estimated Salary

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