|Quick Facts: Labor Relations Specialists|
$77,010 per year
$37.03 per hour
|Less than 5 years|
Labor relations specialists interpret and administer labor contracts.
Labor relations specialists generally work in offices. Most work full time during regular business hours.
To enter the occupation, these specialists typically need a bachelor’s degree in labor relations, human resources, industrial relations, business, or a related field. However, the level of education and experience required varies by position and employer.
The median annual wage for labor relations specialists was $77,010 in May 2021.
Employment of labor relations specialists is projected to decline 3 percent from 2021 to 2031.
Despite declining employment, about 5,800 openings for labor relations specialists are projected each year, on average, over the decade. All of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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