Labor Relations Director Salary

The average Labor Relations Director in the United States earns approximately $118K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and almost all collect dental insurance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Labor Relations Directors who answered the questionnnaire. Most people in this position report feeling highly satisfied with their jobs. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$87,693 - $163,641
$88K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $118,208
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Salary $87,693 - $163,641
Bonus $1,500 - $28,966
Profit Sharing $8,500
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$87,693 - $178,143
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

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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


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Labor Relations Directors who took the survey. Those who have experience with Employee Relations, Contract Negotiation, and Labor Relations can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people experienced in Contract Negotiation also know Employee Relations.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $122,931

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

For Labor Relations Directors, working in the bustling city of Los Angeles has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Labor Relations Directors will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+24 percent) and Boston (+2 percent).

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Key Stats for Labor Relations Director

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Labor Relations Director Salaries

▲9%

▲3%

▼0%

National Average
$123,000

Skills That Affect Labor Relations Director Salaries


Contract Negotiation
▲1%


National Average
$123,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 2%
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