Labor Relations Specialist Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of labor relations specialists in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare labor relations specialist salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Labor Relations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,160
25th Percentile Wage
$74,290
50th Percentile Wage
$96,000
75th Percentile Wage
$117,820
90th Percentile Wage
$132,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for labor relations specialists in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) labor relations specialists is $132,690. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $96,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid labor relations specialists is $56,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201696,0001.45%16.47%
201594,6108.85%-
201486,2409.14%-
201378,360-2.34%-
201280,190--

Compare Labor Relations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of labor relations specialists in three industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for labor relations specialist occupations is the natural gas distribution industry with an annual salary $105,320. The lowest paying industry is the electric power generation, transmission and distribution industry (annual salary $93,940). For detailed labor relations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Natural Gas Distribution
$105,320
Utilities
$96,000
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$93,940

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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