Average Data Steward Salary

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The average salary for a Data Steward is $68,440.
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$41k - $97k
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$39k - $99k

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Job Description for Data Steward

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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Popular Skills for Data Steward

Skills in Data Analysis and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Data Quality and Data Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Steward

An entry-level Data Steward with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $52,114 based on 46 salaries. An early career Data Steward with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,475 based on 104 salaries. A mid-career Data Steward with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,816 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Data Steward with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,480 based on 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,096.
Employees with Data Steward in their job title in Charlotte, North Carolina earn an average of 20.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (18.9% more) and New York, New York (16.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (6.5% less).

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