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Labor Relations Specialist Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Labor Relations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,140
25th Percentile Wage
$51,290
50th Percentile Wage
$69,330
75th Percentile Wage
$86,560
90th Percentile Wage
$106,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for labor relations specialists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $106,260. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid labor relations specialists is $40,140.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201669,3304.46%12.89%
201566,2401.30%-
201465,3804.96%-
201362,1402.82%-
201260,390--

Compare Labor Relations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of labor relations specialists in 20 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 outpatient care centers industry with an annual salary $76,870. The lowest paying industry is the vocational rehabilitation services industry (annual salary $42,630). For detailed labor relations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Outpatient Care Centers
$76,870
Hospitals - Privately owned
$72,890
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$72,550
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$72,240
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$71,770
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$71,190
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$71,050
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$69,930
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$69,750
Offices of Physicians
$69,710
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$69,330
Hospitals - State government owned
$68,690
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$67,840
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$65,390
Hospitals - Local government owned
$65,390
Home Health Care Services
$61,230
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$57,440
Individual and Family Services
$49,210
Social Assistance
$47,330
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$42,630

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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