Vendor Manager Salary (United States)

A Vendor Manager earns an average salary of $69,175 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Negotiation and Contract Negotiation.
Vendor Manager Total Pay (?
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$42,043 - $109,789
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MEDIAN: $69,175
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Vendor Manager Total Pay (?
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$12.75 - $29.36
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,043 - $109,789  
   
Bonus
$97.44 - $19,780  
Profit Sharing
$679 - $20,260  
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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$37,923 - $120,227  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 276
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.75 - $29.36  
   
Overtime
$1.49 - $30.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$97.44 - $19,780  
   
Profit Sharing
$679 - $20,260  
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).
)
$37,923 - $120,227  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 276
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Job Description for Vendor Manager

A vendor manager oversees the relationship between their business and its vendors (or suppliers). They manage these relationships from the start of the contract through the sales process and after, when a financial analysis may be of strategic assistance. These professionals must provide analyses to their organization on vendors, oversee costs, and ensure the terms of contracts are followed by all parties. They should also be able to identify trends related to product needs for their employer. Vendor managers must be able to build positive relations with new vendors and maintain good relationships with existing ones as well.
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Vendor Manager Tasks
  • Identify potential vendors and conduct research to determine who offers the best products, prices, and services.
  • Coordinate vendors to develop efficient supply chain strategies.
  • Manage company relationships with vendors, making sure contract terms are fulfilled and mitigating vendor risk.
  • Create sales partnerships with vendors which benefit both parties.

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Pay Difference By Location

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$68,000
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Experience Affects Vendor Manager Salaries

National Average
$68,000

Skills That Affect Vendor Manager Salaries

Negotiation
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Project Management
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National Average
$68,000
Vendor Management
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Gender

Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 10%
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