Electronic Data Interchange Specialists in the United States take home an average $57K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Women Electronic Data Interchange Specialists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Electronic Data Interchange Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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Salary
$39,897 - $88,774  
   
Bonus
$4.20 - $5,584  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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$33,791 - $87,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 224
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$13.42 - $28.98  
   
Overtime
$17.22 - $38.71  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$4.20 - $5,584  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$33,791 - $87,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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Job Description for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist

The electronic data interchange (EDI) specialist's main objective is to develop, coordinate, implement, and manage all EDI-related developments for their organization. They are responsible for analyzing and designing specifications used for enhancements and extensions in EDI applications, interfaces, and mappings. They coordinate all EDI testing, implementations, and upgrades. Additionally, the EDI specialist serves as the primary link between the business and any data-trading partners; they work with all trading partners to determine the type of data they would like to trade and develop guidelines and specifications for data exchange.

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Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Tasks

  • Analyze, design and develop specifications for enhancements and extensions to electronic data interchange application interfaces and maps.
  • Test, implement and maintain EDI transactions.
  • Provides technical expertise and support for EDI communications.

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Popular Skills for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist


Survey results imply that Electronic Data Interchange Specialists put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, facility with GENTRAN and EDI are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Those listing Microsoft Excel as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Customer Service and Microsoft Office also typically command lower compensation. Most people experienced in Data Analysis also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Electronic Data Interchange Specialists. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $45K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $56K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Electronic Data Interchange Specialists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $63K. Electronic Data Interchange Specialists who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $73K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,841

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For Electronic Data Interchange Specialists, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 102 percent greater than the national average. Electronic Data Interchange Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+40 percent), Seattle (+33 percent), Chicago (+25 percent), and Irvine (+22 percent). Electronic Data Interchange Specialists' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Electronic Data Interchange Specialists in Columbia bring in salaries that are 29 percent lower than the national average. Workers in Salt Lake City and Cleveland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (24 percent less and 9 percent less, respectively).

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist?

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist in Augusta:
"Completing puzzles!"
Pros: I enjoy the problem solving aspect of the world. Coming up with unlikely solutions. My reward is starting off with a task that may have looked unsolvable, but proving otherwise.
Cons: Workload. I believe in attention to detail, but under employed staff cause some work to be rushed and jobs not completed to the fullest potential.

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Key Stats for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Salaries

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EDI
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National Average
$52,000


Microsoft SQL Server
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Customer Service
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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