Labor Relations Specialist Salary

The average Labor Relations Specialist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $67K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Women Labor Relations Specialists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$45,982 - $100,899
$46K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $66,565
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$11.13 - $67.41
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$67
MEDIAN: $22.92
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,982 - $100,899  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
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$41,815 - $103,552  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 121
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.13 - $67.41  
   
Overtime
$37.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$41,815 - $103,552  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Job Description for Labor Relations Specialist

Labor relationship specialists support management in companies by providing advice and assistance in resolving labor relations matters. They are guided by federal government regulations, and they may oversee negotiations and the creation of collective bargaining agreements. These professionals may conduct labor relations training, manage and maintain data and documentation, and participate in investigations and administering disciplinary action to employees as well. In some cases, they may also be responsible for hiring new employees and maintaining a social media presence for the company.

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Labor Relations Specialist Tasks

  • Compile information and propose resolutions between labor and management.
  • Assist in compiling information to be used in contract, arbitration and labor negotiations.
  • Participate in fact-finding process and investigations of site grievances and employee disciplinary issues.
  • Assist in the administration and training for legal labor management compliance.

Common Career Paths for Labor Relations Specialist


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Labor Relations Specialists who move on to become Labor Relations Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Labor Relations Managers get paid an average of $89K per year. Going from Labor Relations Specialist to Human Resources Manager is the transition that occurs most often in this field, and the average paycheck for Human Resources Managers is $59K. Many others choose to work as Human Resources Directors, where pay is typically $80K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Labor Relations Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Labor Relations Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Labor Relations Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 68 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Labor Relations Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Labor Relations Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 31 salaries. A Labor Relations Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Key Stats for Labor Relations Specialist

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Labor Relations Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

Late-Career
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$66,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Labor Relations Specialist Salaries


Labor Relations
▲13%

National Average
$66,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 2%
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