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Highest Paying States for Labor Relations Specialists

The highest paying states for labor relations specialists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of labor relations specialists in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $99,520, North Dakota is the highest paying state for labor relations specialists. It is followed by New Jersey (average annual salary $87,160). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of labor relations specialists in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Labor Relations Specialists

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 North Dakota
$99,520
$68,900 60
2 New Jersey
$87,160
$51,750 3,520
3 District of Columbia
$85,840
$56,010 480
4 Hawaii
$83,160
$39,200 530
5 Maine
$80,530
$56,810 240
6 Alaska
$79,350
$57,080 150
7 California
$77,660
$40,360 8,160
8 Washington
$75,770
$42,300 2,220
9 Arizona
$74,620
$20,810 430
10 New Hampshire
$71,520
$17,430 150
11 Minnesota
$71,200
$20,120 2,470
12 Nevada
$70,930
$42,640 600
13 Maryland
$70,440
$19,070 1,380
14 New York
$70,360
$44,290 7,740
15 Indiana
$69,950
$18,220 1,990
16 Colorado
$69,160
$19,470 490
17 Missouri
$68,550
$38,520 1,610
18 Delaware
$68,270
$19,390 380
19 Oregon
$68,100
$20,480 1,290
20 Louisiana
$67,370
$28,060 130
21 Texas
$67,020
$18,540 2,800
22 Tennessee
$66,340
$18,250 890
23 Michigan
$66,290
$25,710 3,890
24 Iowa
$65,980
$18,090 810
25 Massachusetts
$64,590
$22,890 2,710
26 Virginia
$62,700
$18,970 1,130
27 Mississippi
$62,640
$34,150 220
28 Rhode Island
$62,330
$20,250 450
29 Nebraska
$61,530
$19,380 400
30 Pennsylvania
$59,960
$18,300 4,990
31 Vermont
$59,190
$20,810 130
32 Connecticut
$59,070
$21,020 1,560
33 Florida
$59,060
$19,000 2,650
34 Georgia
$58,430
$24,930 810
35 Idaho
$56,990
$17,050 170
36 South Carolina
$56,500
$18,300 250
37 Montana
$56,290
$18,740 110
38 Illinois
$52,860
$18,290 5,310
39 North Carolina
$50,110
$16,830 840
40 Oklahoma
$47,880
$16,890 260
41 Kansas
$45,990
$16,320 420
42 Alabama
$41,610
$16,510 1,010
43 Arkansas
$38,990
$18,360 300
44 Kentucky
$37,390
$16,640 1,380
45 Wyoming
$37,290
$16,730 90
46 New Mexico
$33,970
$17,210 280
47 Utah
$33,830
$17,320 200
48 Puerto Rico
$30,240
$17,130 290
49 Wisconsin
$22,060
$16,510 3,470
50 Ohio
$19,790
$17,930 6,370
51 West Virginia
$19,550
$18,800 600
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