A Data Steward earns an average salary of $63,458 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.

$37,325 - $95,831
(Median)
$37K
$63K
$96K
MEDIAN: $63,457
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90%

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$10.87 - $30.41
(Median)
$11
$17
$30
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$37,325 - $95,831  
   
Bonus
$1,611 - $9,933  
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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$32,980 - $95,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.87 - $30.41  
   
Overtime
$25.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,611 - $9,933  
   
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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$32,980 - $95,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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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

  • 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.
  • Lead data initiatives and analysis, building cross-team relationships.
  • Audit and monitor data and database structures.
  • Create automated reports for a variety of audiences.

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Pay by Experience Level for Data Steward

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Data Steward Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Data Steward Salaries


National Average
$60,000

Data Management
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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