Head of Data Salary in 2024

💰 The median Head of Data Salary in 2024 is USD 226,500

✏️ This salary info is based on 36 individual salaries reported during 2024

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Salary details

The average Head of Data salary lies between USD 188,400 and USD 250,000 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
36
Top 10%
$ 269,000
Top 25%
$ 250,000
Median
$ 226,500
Bottom 25%
$ 188,400
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: June 16, 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, Machine Learning and Architecture. 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 | 96 jobs Machine Learning | 63 jobs Architecture | 63 jobs Data management | 58 jobs Data governance | 52 jobs Computer Science | 51 jobs SQL | 50 jobs Python | 48 jobs Data strategy | 46 jobs Statistics | 46 jobs Data quality | 46 jobs Security | 42 jobs Agile | 42 jobs Finance | 40 jobs Research | 39 jobs R | 35 jobs Data Analytics | 35 jobs Privacy | 33 jobs AWS | 30 jobs ETL | 23 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 Startup environment. 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 | 118 jobs Health care | 73 jobs Startup environment | 60 jobs Flex hours | 56 jobs Team events | 47 jobs Equity / stock options | 42 jobs Competitive pay | 41 jobs Parental leave | 26 jobs Insurance | 26 jobs Salary bonus | 21 jobs Flex vacation | 20 jobs Wellness | 18 jobs Medical leave | 13 jobs 401(k) matching | 12 jobs Travel | 12 jobs Fitness / gym | 8 jobs Conferences | 8 jobs Relocation support | 7 jobs Unlimited paid time off | 7 jobs Transparency | 6 jobs

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