Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Salary

Electronic Data Interchange Specialists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $56K per year. In the world of Electronic Data Interchange Specialists, total cash compensation can vary between $32K and $88K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $6K and $5K, respectively. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Men make up a slight majority of Electronic Data Interchange Specialists (51 percent) who responded to the survey. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$37,196 - $87,921
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$37K
$56K
$88K
MEDIAN: $56,325
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$13.25 - $34.91
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$37,196 - $87,921  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,428  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,106  
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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$32,455 - $87,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 381
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.25 - $34.91  
   
Overtime
$19.48 - $37.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,428  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,106  
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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$32,455 - $87,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 155
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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 wide range of professional skills. Fortunate workers who know GENTRAN command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 35 percent above average. Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office, on the other hand, are typically associated with much 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 lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $43K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $55K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Electronic Data Interchange Specialists bring in $67K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $77K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,162

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With a pay rate for Electronic Data Interchange Specialists that is 104 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Electronic Data Interchange Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+42 percent), Boston (+42 percent), Chicago (+25 percent), and Irvine (+19 percent). Electronic Data Interchange Specialists in Columbia earn salaries far below the national average by 28 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Workers in Atlanta and Austin earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (19 percent less and 15 percent less, respectively).

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
$51,000


Skills That Affect Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Salaries

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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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