Labor Relations Specialist Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Labor Relations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,920
25th Percentile Wage
$54,830
50th Percentile Wage
$75,850
75th Percentile Wage
$101,650
90th Percentile Wage
$126,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for labor relations specialists in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $126,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid labor relations specialists is $39,920.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$75,850
-4.07% 0.86%
2016
$78,940
0.37% -
2015
$78,650
3.19% -
2014
$76,140
-1.01% -
2013
$76,910
2.22% -
2012
$75,200
- -

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

The average salaries of labor relations specialists in 22 industries in the manufacturing 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 aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry with an annual salary $101,820. The lowest paying industry is the food manufacturing industry (annual salary $49,090). For detailed labor relations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$101,820
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$100,100
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$97,170
Chemical Manufacturing
$96,010
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$92,430
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$92,210
Machinery Manufacturing
$91,600
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$90,530
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$89,200
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$89,040
Machinery Manufacturing
$88,970
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$88,070
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$81,270
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$73,270
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$70,630
Ship and Boat Building
$70,380
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$68,800
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$64,760
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$64,620
Paper Manufacturing
$61,660
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$49,840
Food Manufacturing
$49,090

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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