Data Steward Salary
A Data Steward earns an average salary of $67,337 per year. A skill in Data Analysis is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
|Salary||$40,496 - $96,518|
|Bonus||$1,634 - $11,745|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$32,610 - $97,759|
|Hourly Rate||$11.03 - $30.10|
|Bonus||$1,634 - $11,745|
|Total Pay (||$32,610 - $97,759|
Job Description for Data Steward
Data stewards are responsible for managing an organization's information, as well as the quality, security, and maintenance of data. This position frequently involves defining data elements, establishing policies and procedures related to the collection and accuracy of data, and performing tests of data systems.Read More...
Data stewards usually work in a business environment, especially for organizations which collect and use large quantities of data or share it with others. They typically work on a computer during regular business hours and also interact with staff in information technology (IT) departments, as well as users of the data systems.
At least one year of experience working in IT or several years of industry-specific experience are generally required for this position, and a bachelor's or master's degree in business administration, computer science, or a related field is also required by most employers. Some employers require Certified Data Management Professional credentials, and data stewards should also be knowledgeable of information security, database management, data analysis, and data warehousing. Strong communication and technical writing skills are highly beneficial, and they should also be familiar with a broad range of IT concepts, databases, programs, and reporting methods. Close attention to detail and strong analytical skills are also important.
Data Steward Tasks
- Audit and monitor data and database structures.
- Create automated reports for a variety of audiences.
- Lead data initiatives and analysis, building cross-team relationships.
- Work with subject matter experts and process owners to improve data quality.
- Analyze data quality for specific teams and across the organization, reporting on findings.
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