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 among California 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,360
25th Percentile Wage
$56,850
50th Percentile Wage
$77,660
75th Percentile Wage
$105,960
90th Percentile Wage
$129,600

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 $129,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of labor relations specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$77,660
-4.96% -2.12%
2016
$81,510
0.65% -
2015
$80,980
1.00% -
2014
$80,170
7.72% -
2013
$73,980
-7.20% -
2012
$79,310
- -

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 $55,410 to $96,220. The highest paying area for labor relations specialists in California is Oakland-Fremont-Hayward with a median annual salary of $96,220. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Modesto (mean annual salary $92,830). The lowest paying area is Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura with a median annual salary of $55,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$96,220
Modesto
$92,830
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$89,350
Fresno
$86,860
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$84,570
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$83,580
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$82,400
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$78,330
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$74,700
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$74,250
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$72,240
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$71,930
Salinas
$65,630
Stockton
$63,780
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$62,470
Merced
$61,750
Bakersfield-Delano
$61,450
Vallejo-Fairfield
$58,390
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$57,020
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$55,890
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$55,410




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