Labor Relations Director Salary

Labor Relations Directors in the United States can expect wages of $124K per year on average. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. 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. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by almost all, and a large number earn vision coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$87,722 - $154,270

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$87,722 - $154,270  
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$87,040 - $174,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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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Typical Labor Relations Directors report a focused set of job 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. Competency in Contract Negotiation frequently indicates knowledge of Labor Relations.

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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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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%