Vendor Specialist Salary

Vendor Specialists in the United States pull down an average of $46K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, Vendor Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 59 percent. Most have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,411 - $65,217
$29K
$46K
$65K
MEDIAN: $46,052
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50%
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$11.85 - $23.08
$12
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.22
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$0$68K
Salary $29,411 - $65,217
Bonus $1,030 - $14,544
Profit Sharing $36,790
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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$29,380 - $68,070
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $11.85 - $23.08
Overtime $26.50
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $1,030 - $14,544
Profit Sharing $36,790
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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$29,380 - $68,070
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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Job Description for Vendor Specialist

Vendor specialists are responsible for ensuring timely, reliable, and accurate inventory reconciliation between a company and its vendors, foreign or local. Vendor specialists must coordinate the payments made to vendors while also taking into account the feedback and inventory levels of other departments, and they must be able to manage the company's cash flow and maintain effective communication with vendors at all times.

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Vendor Specialist Tasks

  • 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.
  • Identify possible areas of vendor risk and work to minimize that risk.
  • Manage company relations with vendors and ensure vendors meet contract requirements.

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Key Stats for Vendor Specialist

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Vendor Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲23%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Vendor Specialist Salaries

Vendor Relations
▲24%

Vendor Management
▲7%

Project Management
▲6%

National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 10%
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