Labor Relations Specialist Salary

Median pay for Labor Relations Specialists in the United States is around $67K per year. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women Labor Relations Specialists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Labor Relations Specialists. Almost all claim medical and dental insurance and a large number get vision coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,708 - $105,795
$49K
$68K
$110K
MEDIAN: $67,542
10%
50%
90%

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$15.46 - $67.92
$15
$27
$68
MEDIAN: $27.23
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50%
90%

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$0$107K
Salary $48,708 - $105,795
Bonus $24.83 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $1,200
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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$47,017 - $107,444
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 105
Hourly Data $0$67
Hourly Rate $15.46 - $67.92
Overtime $37.62
Annual Data $0$107K
Bonus $24.83 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $1,200
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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$47,017 - $107,444
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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

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

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. The most common promotion for Labor Relations Specialists is a Human Resources Manager position, which usually brings in $59K a year. Another standard transition for Labor Relations Specialists seeking advancement is to assume a Human Resources Director role, where pay is often $80K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Labor Relations Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Labor Relations Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Labor Relations Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 68 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Labor 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 $72,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Labor Relations Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 31 salaries. A Labor 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.

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Key Stats for Labor Relations Specialist

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Labor Relations Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Late-Career
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$67,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Labor Relations Specialist Salaries


Labor Relations
▲11%

National Average
$67,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 3%