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Labor Relations Director Salary

Labor Relations Directors in the United States can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $122K) surpassing six figures annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Labor Relations Directors who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 62 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Nearly all claim medical and dental insurance and most get vision coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$87,027 - $154,709
MEDIAN: $122,471

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$87,027 - $154,709  
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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).
$81,687 - $172,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109

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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 Director

Survey takers who work as Labor Relations Directors usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Employee Relations, Labor Relations, and Contract Negotiation can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Contract Negotiation, Labor Relations, and Employee Relations. It is often found that people who know Contract Negotiation are also skilled in Employee Relations.

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Experience Affects Labor Relations Director Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Labor Relations Director Salaries

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Employee Relations
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Job Satisfaction

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


38 %
62 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 86% employee benefits None: 3%