Labor Relations Specialist Salary

Median pay for Labor Relations Specialists in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $65K annually. Male Labor Relations Specialists are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 51 percent of the field. Most have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. Work is enjoyable for Labor Relations Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,711 - $101,203
(Median)
$43K
$65K
$100K
MEDIAN: $65,355
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$13.04 - $36.06
(Median)
$13
$18
$36
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,711 - $101,203  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
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).
)
$40,470 - $100,782  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.04 - $36.06  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
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).
)
$40,470 - $100,782  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

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


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


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.

Labor Relations Specialist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


Pay by Experience Level for Labor Relations Specialist

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


Labor Relations Specialists generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $54K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $66K. Labor Relations Specialists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $77K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $81K.

Labor Relations Specialist Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Labor Relations Specialist in Decatur:
"Consider All Factors Involved."
Learn as much as possible about the person you will be directly reporting to before you accept a position you love.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Labor Relations Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 9%
ADVERTISEMENT