Head of Data Salary in 2024

💰 The median Head of Data Salary in 2024 is USD 231,000

✏️ This salary info is based on 46 individual salaries reported during 2024

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Salary details

The average Head of Data salary lies between USD 195,000 and USD 252,500 globally. It represents the overall compensation/gross salary amount for the working year (before deductions like social security, taxes and other contributions), not including equity/stock options or similar benefits.

Job title
Head of Data
Experience
all levels
Region
global/worldwide
Salary year
2024
Sample size
46
Top 10%
$ 275,000
Top 25%
$ 252,500
Median
$ 231,000
Bottom 25%
$ 195,000
Bottom 10%
$ 163,000

All data shown are full-time equivalent (FTE) salaries. Part-time salary information has been extrapolated to its FTE value.

Last updated: July 14, 2024

Salary trend

Top 20 Job Tags for Head of Data roles

The three most common job tag items assiciated with Head of Data job listings are Engineering, Architecture and Machine Learning. Below you find a list of the 20 most occuring job tags in 2024 and the number of open jobs that where associated with them during that period:

Engineering | 116 jobs Architecture | 76 jobs Machine Learning | 73 jobs Data management | 73 jobs Data governance | 71 jobs Data strategy | 66 jobs SQL | 65 jobs Python | 64 jobs Computer Science | 60 jobs Statistics | 59 jobs Data quality | 57 jobs Research | 54 jobs Security | 53 jobs Agile | 50 jobs Data Analytics | 48 jobs R | 45 jobs Finance | 44 jobs Privacy | 41 jobs AWS | 37 jobs GCP | 29 jobs

Top 20 Job Perks/Benefits for Head of Data roles

The three most common job benefits and perks assiciated with Head of Data job listings are Career development, Health care and Flex hours. Below you find a list of the 20 most occuring job perks or benefits in 2024 and the number of open jobs that where offering them during that period:

Career development | 146 jobs Health care | 84 jobs Flex hours | 73 jobs Startup environment | 73 jobs Team events | 51 jobs Competitive pay | 49 jobs Equity / stock options | 47 jobs Parental leave | 31 jobs Insurance | 31 jobs Salary bonus | 25 jobs Flex vacation | 22 jobs Wellness | 21 jobs Medical leave | 17 jobs 401(k) matching | 14 jobs Travel | 13 jobs Unlimited paid time off | 9 jobs Fitness / gym | 8 jobs Transparency | 8 jobs Conferences | 8 jobs Relocation support | 7 jobs

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