Labor Relations Specialist Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for labor relations specialists in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of labor relations specialists among New York 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,230
25th Percentile Wage
$56,990
50th Percentile Wage
$72,340
75th Percentile Wage
$100,300
90th Percentile Wage
$137,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for labor relations specialists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $137,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.75
25th Percentile Wage
$27.40
50th Percentile Wage
$34.78
75th Percentile Wage
$48.22
90th Percentile Wage
$65.88

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for labor relations specialists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $65.88. The median hourly salary is $34.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.75.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of labor relations specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201672,3407.89%14.45%
201566,6301.40%-
201465,7000.49%-
201365,3805.34%-
201261,890--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of labor relations specialists in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of labor relations specialists in state of New York ranges from $47,410 to $83,350. The highest paying area for labor relations specialists in New York is Buffalo-Niagara Falls with a median annual salary of $83,350. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Syracuse (mean annual salary $82,300). The lowest paying area is Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$83,350
Syracuse
$82,300
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$79,080
Nassau-Suffolk
$76,180
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$73,690
Utica-Rome
$69,680
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$69,380
Binghamton
$68,510
Ithaca
$67,160
Rochester
$64,970
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$63,620
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$57,220
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$50,560
Elmira
$50,400
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$47,410


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