How much does a Data Governance Specialist make in the United States? The average Data Governance Specialist salary in the United States is $74,100 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $61,700 and $93,600. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Data Governance Specialist defines data elements and establishes policies and procedures related to the collection and accuracy of data, and performs tests on data systems. Coordinates an organization's quality, security, and maintenance of data. Being a Data Governance Specialist typically requires a bachelor's degree. Ensures sufficient data quality is maintained so that the data can effectively support the business process. In addition, Data Governance Specialist typically reports to a manager. Being a Data Governance Specialist contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Working as a Data Governance Specialist typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022

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