Average Vendor Specialist Salary

$50,796
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,966
Bonus
$5,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Vendor Specialist is $50,796.
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$33k
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$64k
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MEDIAN $50,796
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United States (change)
Salary
$33k - $64k
Bonus
$979 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$30k - $63k

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Job Description for Vendor Specialist

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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Popular Skills for Vendor Specialist

Skills in Vendor Relations, Vendor Management, Operations Management and Accounts Payable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Vendor Specialist

An entry-level Vendor Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,000 based on 19 salaries. An early career Vendor Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,855 based on 49 salaries. A mid-career Vendor Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,573 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Vendor Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,625 based on 19 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 103 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.4%
Early Career
47.6%
Mid Career
15.5%
Experienced
18.4%