Labor Relations Director Salary

Labor Relations Directors in the United States can expect wages of $124K annually on average. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Labor Relations Directors. The majority of Labor Relations Directors (63 percent) survey respondents are male. In this profession, nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and most have vision insurance, as well.

$87,722 - $154,270
MEDIAN: $123,761

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$87,722 - $154,270  
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$87,040 - $174,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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Job Description for Labor Relations Director

  • Direct the training, compliance, tracking of responses for legal labor management compliance.
  • Ensure services and policies are in compliance with company, professional standards and state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Oversee investigations, grievances and disciplinary issues and guide staff on possible resolutions to issues.
  • Oversee departmental staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Provide advice and counsel to management on human resource practices to maintain a positive labor relations environment.

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Labor Relations Directors who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Those who have experience with Labor Relations, Employee Relations, and Contract Negotiation can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Contract Negotiation, Employee Relations, and Labor Relations. Contract Negotiation and Labor Relations are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

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Experience Affects Labor Relations Director Salaries

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Skills That Affect Labor Relations Director Salaries

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Labor Relations
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.


37 %
63 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 85% employee benefits None: 3%