Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Salary

The average Electronic Data Interchange Specialist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $57K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. The majority of Electronic Data Interchange Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most claim medical and dental insurance and the larger part get vision coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$39,651 - $87,157
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MEDIAN: $56,595
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$14.03 - $25.24
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$0$87K
Salary $39,651 - $87,157
Bonus $201.34 - $5,575
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$33,705 - $84,063
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 177
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $14.03 - $25.24
Overtime $16.50 - $40.00
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $201.34 - $5,575
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$33,705 - $84,063
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 82

Job Description for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist

The electronic data interchange (EDI) specialist's main objective is to develop, coordinate, implement, and manage all EDI-related developments for their organization. They are responsible for analyzing and designing specifications used for enhancements and extensions in EDI applications, interfaces, and mappings. They coordinate all EDI testing, implementations, and upgrades. Additionally, the EDI specialist serves as the primary link between the business and any data-trading partners; they work with all trading partners to determine the type of data they would like to trade and develop guidelines and specifications for data exchange.

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Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Tasks

  • Analyze, design and develop specifications for enhancements and extensions to electronic data interchange application interfaces and maps.
  • Test, implement and maintain EDI transactions.
  • Provides technical expertise and support for EDI communications.

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with GENTRAN and EDI are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent and 8 percent, respectively. Those listing Microsoft Excel as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Customer Service and Microsoft Office also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in Data Analysis are similarly competent in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 157 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 78 salaries. An Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,170

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For Electronic Data Interchange Specialists, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 106 percent greater than the national average. Electronic Data Interchange Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+42 percent), Seattle (+35 percent), Chicago (+28 percent), and Irvine (+24 percent). Electronic Data Interchange Specialists' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Electronic Data Interchange Specialists in Columbia bring in salaries that are 28 percent lower than the national average. Workers in Salt Lake City and Cleveland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (23 percent less and 7 percent less, respectively).

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist?

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist in Augusta:
"Completing puzzles!"
Pros: I enjoy the problem solving aspect of the world. Coming up with unlikely solutions. My reward is starting off with a task that may have looked unsolvable, but proving otherwise.
Cons: Workload. I believe in attention to detail, but under employed staff cause some work to be rushed and jobs not completed to the fullest potential.

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Key Stats for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Salaries

▲46%

▲24%

▲12%

National Average
$50,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Salaries

▲27%

EDI
▲10%


Microsoft SQL Server
▲3%

National Average
$50,000


Customer Service
▼18%

Microsoft Excel
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 16%