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Labor Relations Director Salary

Average pay for Labor Relations Directors in the United States is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($121K). Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Men make up the majority of Labor Relations Directors (61 percent) survey respondents. The majority of Labor Relations Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and most get vision benefits. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$86,635 - $155,047
MEDIAN: $120,987

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$86,635 - $155,047  
$0.00 - $33,765  
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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).
$81,189 - $172,946  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 107

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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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Survey takers who work as Labor Relations Directors usually report a few specific skills. Contract Negotiation and Labor Relations are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Labor Relations and Contract Negotiation. Those with knowledge of Contract Negotiation tend to be skilled in Labor Relations as well.

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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 18 votes.


39 %
61 %

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%