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
$39,370
25th Percentile Wage
$55,650
50th Percentile Wage
$78,940
75th Percentile Wage
$104,700
90th Percentile Wage
$127,930

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 $127,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $78,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid labor relations specialists is $39,370.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201678,9400.37%4.74%
201578,6503.19%-
201476,140-1.01%-
201376,9102.22%-
201275,200--

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

The average salaries of labor relations specialists in 15 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 $98,750. The lowest paying industry is the paper manufacturing industry (annual salary $61,660). 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
$98,750
Machinery Manufacturing
$92,440
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$89,380
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$88,100
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$87,540
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$87,210
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$86,450
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$86,210
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$85,490
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$85,000
Chemical Manufacturing
$83,910
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$70,110
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$68,800
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$64,620
Paper Manufacturing
$61,660

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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