Vendor Specialist Salary

Vendor Specialists in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $45K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Women account for the majority of Vendor Specialists who responded to the questionnaire — 66 percent to be exact. Work is enjoyable for Vendor Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$29,603 - $60,232
$30K
$45K
$60K
MEDIAN: $45,227
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$11.55 - $22.91
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$23
MEDIAN: $15.26
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,603 - $60,232  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $5,068  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$25,800 - $60,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.55 - $22.91  
   
Overtime
$23.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $5,068  
   
Commission
$5,000  
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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$25,800 - $60,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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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
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Vendor Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲36%

Mid-Career
▲32%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Skills That Affect Vendor Specialist Salaries

Vendor Relations
▲32%

Vendor Management
▲15%

Project Management
▲13%

National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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