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Labor Relations Specialist Salary

For Labor Relations Specialists, yearly average wages total $66K annually. Male Labor Relations Specialists are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 52 percent of the field. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The majority of Labor Relations Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$43,414 - $101,341
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$43K
$66K
$100K
MEDIAN: $66,061
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$13.00 - $37.50
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$43,414 - $101,341  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,630  
Total Pay (?
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$40,518 - $101,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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$13.00 - $37.50  
   
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,630  
   
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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$40,518 - $101,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | 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

  • 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.
  • Compile information and propose resolutions between labor and management.
  • Assist in compiling information to be used in contract, arbitration and labor negotiations.

Common Career Paths for Labor Relations Specialist


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Many Labor Relations Specialists move into a Labor Relations Manager role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $89K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Labor Relations Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $56K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $69K. Labor Relations Specialists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $77K. Labor Relations Specialists who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $82K.

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Experience Affects Labor Relations Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 8%