|Quick Facts: Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators|
$49,410 per year
$23.76 per hour
|Less than 5 years|
|Moderate-term on-the-job training|
|6% (As fast as average)|
What Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators Do
Arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators facilitate negotiation and dialogue between disputing parties to help resolve conflicts outside of the court system.
Many arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators work for state or local governments or in the legal services industry.
How to Become an Arbitrator, Mediator, or Conciliator
Arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators typically need at least a bachelor's degree at the entry level. They learn their skills through a combination of education, training, and work experience.
The median annual wage for arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators was $49,410 in May 2021.
Employment of arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators is projected to grow 6 percent from 2021 to 2031, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
About 500 openings for arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many 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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