Pay for Electronic Data Interchange Specialists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $58K per year. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Electronic Data Interchange Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and the greater part get vision benefits. Women make up a slight majority of Electronic Data Interchange Specialists (55 percent) survey respondents. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$40,114 - $90,307
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$58K
$90K
MEDIAN: $58,127
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$13.42 - $33.90
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$40,114 - $90,307  
   
Bonus
$375.00 - $5,623  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
Total Pay (?
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$33,103 - $89,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 214
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.42 - $33.90  
   
Overtime
$17.45 - $38.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$375.00 - $5,623  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$33,103 - $89,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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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

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

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Popular Skills for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist


Electronic Data Interchange Specialists report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with GENTRAN and EDI are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Those listing Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. The majority of those who know 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.


Electronic Data Interchange Specialists with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $44K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $56K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Electronic Data Interchange Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $66K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $81K on average.

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Reviews

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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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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Data Analysis
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$52,000

Microsoft SQL Server
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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