Vendor Specialist Salary

The average Vendor Specialist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $46K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Vendor Specialists survey participants are largely women, dominating at 61 percent. Nearly all claim medical and dental insurance and most get vision coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,146 - $61,534
$29K
$44K
$62K
MEDIAN: $43,961
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$11.97 - $20.90
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MEDIAN: $17.33
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$0$62K
Salary $29,146 - $61,534
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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$28,543 - $62,899
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $11.97 - $20.90
Overtime $23.92
Annual Data $0$62K
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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$28,543 - $62,899
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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United States (change)

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
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Vendor Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲33%

Mid-Career
▲29%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Vendor Specialist Salaries

Vendor Relations
▲29%

Vendor Management
▲12%

Project Management
▲10%

National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 8%
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