Data Steward Salary

A Data Steward earns an average salary of $66,197 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.

$39,999 - $95,787
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$67K
$96K
MEDIAN: $66,809
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$11.03 - $29.09
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,999 - $95,787  
   
Bonus
$1,649 - $11,635  
Total Pay (?
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$33,527 - $96,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.03 - $29.09  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,649 - $11,635  
   
Total Pay (?
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).
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$33,527 - $96,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Data Steward

Pay by Experience for a Data Steward has a positive trend. An entry-level Data Steward with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 69 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Data Steward with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Data Steward which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 23 salaries. A Data Steward with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Data Steward

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Data Steward Salaries

Mid-Career
▲34%

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲28%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Data Steward Salaries

▲11%

National Average
$60,000

Data Management
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 9%
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