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Vendor Specialist Salary

Vendor Specialists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $43K per year. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and more than half get vision benefits. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the majority of Vendor Specialists (63 percent) who completed the questionnaire.

$31,548 - $60,336
(Median)
$32K
$43K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,248
10%
50%
90%

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$10.70 - $22.77
(Median)
$11
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,548 - $60,336  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$25,852 - $61,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.70 - $22.77  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.76  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
   
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).
)
$25,852 - $61,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Job Description for Vendor Specialist

  • Identify possible areas of vendor risk and work to minimize that risk.
  • Manage company relations with vendors and ensure vendors meet contract requirements.
  • Act as a contact point for vendors, answer questions, and resolve problems.
  • Handle the processing of information for new vendors and integrate them into vendor system.

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Vendor Specialists usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, facility with Vendor Relations and Vendor Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 28 percent and 9 percent, respectively.

Related Job Salaries

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Experience Affects Vendor Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Vendor Specialist Salaries

Vendor Relations
up arrow 28%

Vendor Management
up arrow 9%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 17%
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