Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Salary
|Salary||$39,671 - $88,592|
|Bonus||$0.42 - $5,518|
|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).)
|$33,261 - $87,232|
|Hourly Rate||$13.13 - $27.61|
|Overtime||$16.73 - $39.45|
|Bonus||$0.42 - $5,518|
|Total Pay (||$33,261 - $87,232|
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.Read More...
The EDI specialist's day-to-day responsibilities include establishing contact with trading partners, analyzing the data exchanged with any partners, observing data records to record any errors, and correcting any failures. EDI specialists work with employees at all levels of their organization to support accurate, proper data exchanges within the organization. They assist with any testing to observe and interpret messages received and offer updates to their supervisor, typically a departmental lead or supervisor. This position typically is full time and takes place in an office setting.
Electronic data interchange specialist positions require a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and at least two to three years of industry experience working with EDI technologies. Excellent interpersonal and multitasking skills are required. Good analytical skills and the ability to easily read and understand complex documents and procedures are necessary as well.
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.
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Job Listings
Popular Skills for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist
Electronic Data Interchange Specialists report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with GENTRAN and EDI are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent and 7 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. Those familiar with Data Analysis also tend to 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 seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Electronic Data Interchange Specialists. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $45K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $56K. Electronic Data Interchange Specialists bring in $62K after working for 10 to 20 years. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $73K.
Pay Difference by Location
For those looking to make money, Electronic Data Interchange Specialists in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 104 percent above the national average. Electronic Data Interchange Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+41 percent), Seattle (+34 percent), Chicago (+27 percent), and Irvine (+23 percent). Compared to the national average, Columbia Electronic Data Interchange Specialists have considerably lower salaries, 28 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Workers in Salt Lake City and Cleveland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (23 percent less and 8 percent less, respectively).
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Reviews
Related Job Salaries
Key Stats for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.