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
$55,600
25th Percentile Wage
$73,470
50th Percentile Wage
$94,690
75th Percentile Wage
$116,230
90th Percentile Wage
$131,740

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 $131,740. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $94,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid labor relations specialists is $55,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$94,690
-1.38% 15.31%
2016
$96,000
1.45% -
2015
$94,610
8.85% -
2014
$86,240
9.14% -
2013
$78,360
-2.34% -
2012
$80,190
- -

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

The average salaries of labor relations specialists in five 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 $109,100. The lowest paying industry is the electric power generation, transmission and distribution industry (annual salary $91,420). For detailed labor relations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Natural Gas Distribution
$109,100
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$96,910
Utilities
$94,690
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$92,240
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$91,420

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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