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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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
-4.07% 0.86%
0.37% -
3.19% -
-1.01% -
2.22% -
- -

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
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
Ship and Boat Building
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
Food Manufacturing

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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