8. Project Manager, Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence
$94,768 to $121,321, with a national average of $106,533.
Plan, direct and coordinate data warehouse and BI projects. Monitor all project activities to ensure the currency, quality and integrity of all information. Work closely with the user community to determine what data needs they have, and then translate those needs into system requirements and design specifications.
Killer Management Trait:
Intuitive skills are at a premium. Users often know they need something but can't always articulate it in process-oriented terms. Have to know applications and technical eccentricities of Business Objects, Informatica and Oracle cold.