Labor Relations Specialist Salary Information in Washington

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,300
25th Percentile Wage
$54,640
50th Percentile Wage
$75,770
75th Percentile Wage
$93,540
90th Percentile Wage
$113,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for labor relations specialists in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $113,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,300.

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
$75,770
2.72% 9.62%
2016
$73,710
2.12% -
2015
$72,150
2.48% -
2014
$70,360
6.65% -
2013
$65,680
-4.26% -
2012
$68,480
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of labor relations specialists in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of labor relations specialists in state of Washington ranges from $47,910 to $87,260. The highest paying area for labor relations specialists in Washington is Olympia with a median annual salary of $87,260. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro (mean annual salary $79,460). The lowest paying area is Kennewick-Pasco-Richland with a median annual salary of $47,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Olympia
$87,260
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$79,460
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$78,370
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$78,090
Tacoma
$77,070
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$74,810
Bellingham
$72,860
Longview
$64,650
Bremerton-Silverdale
$63,430
Spokane
$60,820
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$60,460
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$50,530
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$47,910




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