Labor Relations Specialist Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Labor Relations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,280
25th Percentile Wage
$60,100
50th Percentile Wage
$80,040
75th Percentile Wage
$99,000
90th Percentile Wage
$118,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for labor relations specialists in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $118,250. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid labor relations specialists is $46,280.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201680,0403.66%14.38%
201577,11010.05%-
201469,3600.61%-
201368,9400.59%-
201268,530--

Compare Labor Relations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of labor relations specialists in five industries in the wholesale trade 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 merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods industry with an annual salary $83,030. The lowest paying industry is the household appliances and electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $59,580). For detailed labor relations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$83,030
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$77,560
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$69,840
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$67,690
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$59,580

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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