Training Requirements for Labor Relations Specialists

Labor relations specialists need a bachelor's degree and less than 5 years experience.

Degrees for Labor relations specialists
Percent
Less than High School 1.5
High School 10.4
Some College 18.8
Associates Degree 8.1
Bachelors Degree 43.2
Masters Degree 15.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 2.2

Employment Outlook for Labor Relations Specialists

This represents about 82,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 6,000 less labor relations specialists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 20,000 more.

Typical Income for Labor Relations Specialists

Hourly Income

On average,labor relations specialists make $30.89 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Labor relations specialists $8.88 $16.42 $29.96 $41.84 $54.97
Business and financial operations occupations $17.74 $23.78 $31.99 $43.47 $58.13
Business operations specialists $17.35 $23.27 $31.37 $42.23 $55.19
Human resources workers $15.92 $21.18 $28.58 $38.15 $49.43
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, labor relations specialists make $64,250 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Labor relations specialists $18,480 $34,160 $62,310 $87,020 $114,340
Business and financial operations occupations $36,910 $49,460 $66,530 $90,410 $120,910
Business operations specialists $36,100 $48,400 $65,260 $87,840 $114,790
Human resources workers $33,110 $44,050 $59,440 $79,360 $102,820
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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