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Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,040
25th Percentile Wage
$49,300
50th Percentile Wage
$68,790
75th Percentile Wage
$97,180
90th Percentile Wage
$125,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators 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) arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators is $125,560. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators is $41,040.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,790
4.68% 12.50%
2016
$65,570
3.54% -
2015
$63,250
-0.17% -
2014
$63,360
0.82% -
2013
$62,840
4.22% -
2012
$60,190
- -

Compare Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators 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 arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators occupations is the federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $125,610. The lowest paying industry is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $62,370). For detailed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$125,610
Federal government, including USPS
$125,610
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$70,590
State government, including schools and hospitals
$70,100
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$68,790
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$68,630
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$62,480
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$62,370

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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