Labor Relations Director Salary

Earnings for Labor Relations Directors in the United States come in at around $124K annually on average. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Job satisfaction for Labor Relations Directors is high. Men account for the majority of Labor Relations Directors who responded to the questionnaire — 63 percent to be exact. Nearly all have medical and dental plans, and most have vision insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$89,110 - $155,275
MEDIAN: $123,506

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$89,048 - $175,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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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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Popular Skills for

Labor Relations Directors only report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Labor Relations, Employee Relations, and Contract Negotiation can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Contract Negotiation, Employee Relations, and Labor Relations. Most people experienced in Contract Negotiation also know Employee Relations.

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Skills That Affect Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


38 %
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: 93%
vision benefits Vision: 84% employee benefits None: 3%