Labor Relations Director Salary

Labor Relations Directors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $122K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. Making up 74 percent of those who took the survey, male Labor Relations Directors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and most get vision plans. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$88,980 - $160,137
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$120K
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MEDIAN: $121,942
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$19.87 - $28,188  
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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$89,016 - $178,147  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Job Description for Labor Relations Director

Labor relations directors work primarily for companies which employ unionized workers and are tasked with developing and implementing their companies' policies and strategic plans to address labor relations. They may represent their companies at various labor union meetings and negotiate collective bargaining agreements, and the ability to manage grievance procedures and handle complaints from unionized employees is essential in this position.

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Labor Relations Director Tasks

  • 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.
  • Oversee investigations, grievances and disciplinary issues and guide staff on possible resolutions to issues.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Labor Relations Director


Labor Relations Directors report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Employee Relations, Contract Negotiation, and Labor Relations can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people who know Contract Negotiation also know Employee Relations.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $123,900

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Los Angeles offers some of the highest pay in the country for Labor Relations Directors, 29 percent above the national average. Labor Relations Directors will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+23 percent). The lowest-paying market is New York, which sits 1 percent below the national average.

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Key Stats for Labor Relations Director

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Labor Relations Director Salaries

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
$124,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Labor Relations Director Salaries


Contract Negotiation
▼0%

National Average
$124,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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