$59,281
Avg. Salary
$20.09
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,962

Bonus

$1,017

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Employee Relations Specialist is $20.09 per hour.

The average pay for an Employee Relations Specialist is $59,281 per year.

10%
$14.65
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$20.09
50%
$29.12
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MEDIAN $20.09
10%
$41k
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$59k
50%
$85k
90%
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MEDIAN $59,281
$41,438 - $85,430
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MEDIAN: $59,281
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$0$86K
Salary $41,438 - $85,430
Bonus $0.00 - $9,980
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,048
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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$38,494 - $86,031
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 619
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $14.65 - $29.12
Overtime $20.75 - $39.56
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,980
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,048
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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$38,494 - $86,031
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 113

Job Description for Employee Relations Specialist

Positions as an employee relations specialist exist in a wide number of companies in a wide variety of fields. In most cases, the primary role of employee relations specialist is to establish goals and objectives for improving employee relations. Daily tasks include monitoring and auditing company policies and protocols to determine their impact on the company's employees. Additionally, they must ensure that all policies and sections of the employee handbook are kept up to date with government regulations and company objectives. Employee relations specialists are also responsible for coaching managers and supervising managerial practices to ensure that disciplinary and performance reviews are being done properly. These specialists typically work in an office setting, although travel and teleconferences may occasionally be required. Work is mostly performed during regular business hours, although overtime may occasionally be needed.

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Employee Relations Specialist Pay By Employer

$0$64K

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6 profiles
$55,430

Common Career Paths for Employee Relations Specialist


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Employee Relations Specialists may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Human Resources Director. The latter position pays an average of $80K annually. When Employee Relations Specialists are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Human Resources Managers or Employee Relations Managers. Those roles pay an additional $3K and $11K, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Employee Relations Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Employee Relations Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Employee Relations Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 165 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Employee 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 $60,000 based on 117 salaries. An experienced Employee Relations Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 79 salaries. An Employee 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.

Pay Difference by Location

53%

25%

National Average: $57,349

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Employee Relations Specialists, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 56 percent above the national average. Employee Relations Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+36 percent), Houston (+32 percent), Seattle (+29 percent), and Washington (+25 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Employee Relations Specialist's salary, with Austin Employee Relations Specialists earning salaries that are 26 percent less than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Indianapolis and Cleveland (18 percent lower).

Employee Relations Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Employee Relations Specialist?

Employee Relations Specialist in Albuquerque:
"Diverse."
Pros: Weather
Cons: Average pay

Employee Relations Specialist in Cleveland:
"Challenging but good."
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Key Stats for Employee Relations Specialist

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Employee Relations Specialist Salaries

▲31%

▲6%

▲4%

National Average
$57,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Employee Relations Specialist Salaries

Legal Compliance
▲16%

Labor Relations
▲3%

National Average
$57,000



Training
▼2%

Performance Management
▼7%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼23%

Recruiting
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 14%