Earnings for Labor Relations Specialists in the United States come in at around $66K per year on average. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Women Labor Relations Specialists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$46,864 - $98,920
(Median)
$47K
$66K
$99K
MEDIAN: $65,722
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$7.55 - $63.02
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$63
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$46,864 - $98,920  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,568  
Total Pay (?
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$41,138 - $99,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$7.55 - $63.02  
   
Overtime
$37.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,568  
   
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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$41,138 - $99,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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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Labor Relations Specialists often transition into Labor Relations Manager positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Labor Relations Managers earn $89K per year. A Human Resources Manager role is the most prevalent career advancement for Labor Relations Specialists. Paychecks for that role are $59K on average. The Human Resources Director position is another common transition for Labor Relations Specialists; in this role, salaries are typically at the $80K mark.

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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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $58K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $70K. Labor Relations Specialists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $81K. Labor Relations Specialists who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $71K.

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Experience Affects Labor Relations Specialist Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Labor Relations Specialist Salaries

Labor Relations
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National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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