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Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Salary (United States)

Electronic Data Interchange Specialists in the United States take home approximately $51K per year on average. Total incomes of Electronic Data Interchange Specialists incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $6K from bonuses and close to $5K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $32K and $81K. Geography and years of experience 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 the greater part. Job satisfaction for Electronic Data Interchange Specialists is high. Men make up a slight majority of Electronic Data Interchange Specialists (53 percent) who responded to the survey. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Salary (?
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$35,089 - $82,660
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,484
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Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Salary (?
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$12.91 - $25.99
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$35,089 - $82,660  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,114  
Profit Sharing
$783 - $4,966  
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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$31,537 - $81,014  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 369
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $25.99  
   
Overtime
$18.54 - $37.11  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,114  
   
Profit Sharing
$783 - $4,966  
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).
)
$31,537 - $81,014  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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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 who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, facility with GENTRAN and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 51 percent and 3 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office. Most people skilled in Data Analysis are similarly competent in 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. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $42K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $51K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $62K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $76K on average.

Pay Difference By Location

Boston
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Seattle
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Houston
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Chicago
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Minneapolis
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Louisville
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National Average
$49,000
Austin
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Atlanta
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Columbia
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For Electronic Data Interchange Specialists, busy Boston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 52 percent above the national average. Electronic Data Interchange Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+37 percent), Houston (+36 percent), Chicago (+26 percent), and Minneapolis (+13 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Electronic Data Interchange Specialist's salary, with Columbia Electronic Data Interchange Specialists earning salaries that are 24 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta (20 percent lower) and Austin (15 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Salaries

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$49,000

Skills That Affect Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Salaries

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Data Analysis
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EDI
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$49,000
Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
47%
female alumni
 
Male
53%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 14%