Labor Relations Specialist Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for labor relations specialists in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of labor relations specialists amongst California metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Labor Relations Specialists in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,830
25th Percentile Wage
$59,420
50th Percentile Wage
$81,510
75th Percentile Wage
$104,810
90th Percentile Wage
$128,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for labor relations specialists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,830.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.19
25th Percentile Wage
$28.57
50th Percentile Wage
$39.19
75th Percentile Wage
$50.39
90th Percentile Wage
$61.78

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for labor relations specialists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.78. The median hourly salary is $39.19. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.19.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of labor relations specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201681,5100.65%2.70%
201580,9801.00%-
201480,1707.72%-
201373,980-7.20%-
201279,310--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Labor Relations Specialists in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of labor relations specialists in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of labor relations specialists in state of California ranges from $55,890 to $96,620. The highest paying area for labor relations specialists in California is Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura with a median annual salary of $96,620. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Modesto (mean annual salary $93,020). The lowest paying area is North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$96,620
Modesto
$93,020
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$90,290
Fresno
$87,580
Vallejo-Fairfield
$87,570
Salinas
$87,370
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$84,570
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$80,500
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$79,780
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$79,680
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$79,390
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$76,850
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$75,530
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$72,240
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$71,930
Bakersfield-Delano
$69,920
Stockton
$69,210
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$64,980
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$55,890



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