Labor Relations Specialist Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for labor relations specialists in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of labor relations specialists among Kentucky metropolitan areas 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 Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,640
25th Percentile Wage
$18,140
50th Percentile Wage
$37,390
75th Percentile Wage
$57,440
90th Percentile Wage
$79,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for labor relations specialists in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,640.

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
$37,390
-10.38% 5.72%
2016
$41,270
-7.05% -
2015
$44,180
1.65% -
2014
$43,450
-10.22% -
2013
$47,890
26.39% -
2012
$35,250
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of labor relations specialists in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of labor relations specialists in state of Kentucky ranges from $17,830 to $63,820. The highest paying area for labor relations specialists in Kentucky is Elizabethtown with a median annual salary of $63,820. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Evansville (mean annual salary $59,770). The lowest paying area is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $17,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Elizabethtown
$63,820
Evansville
$59,770
Louisville-Jefferson County
$42,520
Lexington-Fayette
$36,060
Owensboro
$19,890
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$19,260
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$18,540
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$18,080
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$17,830




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