The average salary for an Employee Relations Director is $102,980.
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Job Description for Employee Relations Director
Employee relations directors must have significant years of commensurate experience performing employee relations duties and managing staff. They must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and/or university in human resources, psychology, business, management, or another related field. Master's degrees are often preferred but are not usually required. They manage employee relations staff and other staff such as secretaries or administrative assistants. Employee relations d…Read more
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Popular Skills for Employee Relations Director
Human Resources (HR)
Skills in Human Resources (HR), Legal Compliance, Labor Relations and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Employee Relations.
Pay by Experience Level for Employee Relations Director
An early career Employee Relations Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $89,965 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Employee Relations Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,813 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Employee Relations Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,500 based on 86 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $119,410.
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Employees with Employee Relations Director in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 24.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (18.8% more) and New York, New York (11.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (14.2% less), Tampa, Florida (7.6% less) and Omaha, Nebraska (2.1% less).
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