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Labor Relations Specialist Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of labor relations specialists in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare labor relations specialist salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Labor Relations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,440
25th Percentile Wage
$57,610
50th Percentile Wage
$71,330
75th Percentile Wage
$88,160
90th Percentile Wage
$104,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for labor relations specialists in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $104,450. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid labor relations specialists is $44,440.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$71,330
2.69% 15.03%
2016
$69,410
4.98% -
2015
$65,950
3.65% -
2014
$63,540
2.94% -
2013
$61,670
1.72% -
2012
$60,610
- -

Compare Labor Relations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of labor relations specialists in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal government, including usps industry with an annual salary $80,380. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $70,470). For detailed labor relations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal government, including USPS
$80,380
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$74,960
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$73,340
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$73,320
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$72,540
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$71,330
State government, including schools and hospitals
$70,670
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$70,470

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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