Labor Relations Specialist Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for labor relations specialists in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of labor relations specialists among Illinois cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Labor Relations Specialists in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,290
25th Percentile Wage
$19,100
50th Percentile Wage
$52,860
75th Percentile Wage
$73,090
90th Percentile Wage
$99,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for labor relations specialists in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of labor relations specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,860
-9.67% 11.88%
2016
$57,970
4.95% -
2015
$55,100
4.59% -
2014
$52,570
61.69% -
2013
$20,140
-131.28% -
2012
$46,580
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Labor Relations Specialists in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of labor relations specialists in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of labor relations specialists in state of Illinois ranges from $18,900 to $70,820. The highest paying area for labor relations specialists in Illinois is Rockford with a median annual salary of $70,820. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $55,860). The lowest paying area is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $18,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rockford
$70,820
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$55,860
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$54,810
Kankakee-Bradley
$50,100
Danville
$45,000
Springfield
$43,100
Decatur
$22,100
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$21,440
Peoria
$19,950
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$19,890
Champaign-Urbana
$19,480
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$19,290
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$18,900




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