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Average Vendor Manager Salary

$74,509
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,773
Bonus
$12,000
Commission
$4,250
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Vendor Manager is $74,509.
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$47k
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$75k
90%
$115k
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$47k - $115k
Bonus
$1k - $21k
Profit Sharing
$900 - $16k
Commission
$0 - $12k
Total Pay
$43k - $125k
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What Do Vendor Managers Do?

Vendor Manager Tasks
  • Manage company relationships with vendors, making sure contract terms are fulfilled and mitigating vendor risk.
  • Create sales partnerships with vendors which benefit both parties.
  • Identify potential vendors and conduct research to determine who offers the best products, prices, and services.
  • Coordinate vendors to develop efficient supply chain strategies.

Job Satisfaction for Vendor Manager

3.9 out of 5
(115)
Highly Satisfied
3Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Vendor Manager are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC). Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $84,791. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Comcast Cable, Inc., earning around $83,524. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) pays the lowest at around $66,000. Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $82,024.

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What Are Popular Skills for Vendor Managers?

Skills in Vendor Management, Contract Negotiation, Project Management and Business Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Vendor Relations.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Vendor Managers?

An entry-level Vendor Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,127 based on 16 salaries. An early career Vendor Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,952 based on 238 salaries. A mid-career Vendor Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,095 based on 195 salaries. An experienced Vendor Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,725 based on 143 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,179.
Employees with Vendor Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 43.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (13.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (9.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 631 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
37.7%
Mid Career
30.9%
Experienced
22.7%
Late Career
6.2%