|Quick Facts: Labor Relations Specialists|
$82,010 per year
$39.43 per hour
|Less than 5 years|
|-1% (Little or no change)|
Labor relations specialists resolve employee-management disputes and negotiate labor contracts.
Labor relations specialists typically work in an office setting. Most work full time.
To enter the occupation, these specialists typically need a bachelor’s degree in labor and industrial relations, human resources, business, or a related field. Specialists also may need several years of experience in a related occupation.
The median annual wage for labor relations specialists was $82,010 in May 2022.
Employment of labor relations specialists is projected to show little or no change from 2022 to 2032.
Despite limited employment growth, about 5,200 openings for labor relations specialists are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Most of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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