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Labor Relations Specialist Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of labor relations specialists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare labor relations specialist salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Labor Relations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,810
25th Percentile Wage
$50,450
50th Percentile Wage
$75,180
75th Percentile Wage
$102,440
90th Percentile Wage
$129,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for labor relations specialists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $129,080. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid labor relations specialists is $19,810.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$75,180
-1.77% 4.42%
2016
$76,510
3.35% -
2015
$73,950
1.68% -
2014
$72,710
-0.12% -
2013
$72,800
1.29% -
2012
$71,860
- -

Compare Labor Relations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of labor relations specialists in eleven industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 other professional, scientific, and technical services industry with an annual salary $161,930. The lowest paying industry is the accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services industry (annual salary $50,990). For detailed labor relations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$161,930
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$111,040
Engineering Services
$110,720
Scientific Research and Development Services
$95,000
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$92,810
Specialized Design Services
$82,490
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$75,180
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$70,320
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$67,570
Legal Services
$56,150
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$50,990

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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