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Vendor Specialist Salary

An average Vendor Specialist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $44K per year. Female Vendor Specialists are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (65 percent) are women. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number have medical and dental plans, and the larger part have vision insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$32,328 - $61,081
(Median)
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44K
50K
61K
MEDIAN: $43,793
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$10.44 - $23.15
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,328 - $61,081  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
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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$25,665 - $61,206  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.44 - $23.15  
   
Overtime
$2.75 - $34.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
   
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).
)
$25,665 - $61,206  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
United States (change)

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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Typical Vendor Specialists report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, facility with Vendor Relations and Vendor Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 32 percent and 7 percent, respectively.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Vendor Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 34%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Vendor Specialist Salaries

Vendor Relations
up arrow 32%

Vendor Management
up arrow 7%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 17%