|Quick Facts: Labor Relations Specialists|
$62,310 per year
$29.96 per hour
|Less than 5 years|
Labor relations specialists interpret and administer labor contracts regarding issues such as wages and salaries, healthcare, pensions, and union and management practices.
Labor relations specialists generally work in offices. Most work full time during regular business hours.
Applicants usually have 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 $62,310 in May 2016.
Employment of labor relations specialists is projected to decline 8 percent from 2014 to 2024. The number of workers represented by unions has declined, resulting in less demand for the services of labor relations specialists.
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