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Vendor Specialist Salary

Median pay for Vendor Specialists in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $43K per year. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a fair number, and the larger part earn vision coverage. Though the majority of Vendor Specialists do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Female Vendor Specialists are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (61 percent) are women.

$31,975 - $60,565
(Median)
$32K
$43K
$61K
MEDIAN: $43,431
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$10.60 - $22.05
(Median)
$11
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,975 - $60,565  
   
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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$25,327 - $60,173  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.60 - $22.05  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $31.47  
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).
)
$25,327 - $60,173  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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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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Survey takers who work as Vendor Specialists typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, facility with Vendor Relations and Vendor Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 35 percent and 9 percent, respectively.

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Experience Affects Vendor Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Vendor Specialist Salaries

Vendor Relations
up arrow 35%

Vendor Management
up arrow 9%

National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 19%