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Labor Relations Specialists in New York

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-4% Jobs Projection
$75,930 Median Salary
980 Job Openings

While jobs for Labor Relations Specialists in New York are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Labor Relations Specialists in New York is expected to decrease.

  • Labor Relations Specialists in New York earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Labor Relations Specialists Work in New York?

7,890 people worked as Labor Relations Specialists in 2018 in this state.

There were 7,740 Labor Relations Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 150 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 675 Labor Relations Specialists working in it, which means New York has more Labor Relations Specialists than average.


Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Labor Relations Specialists in this state are declining at a rate of 4.1% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.


New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 980 annual job openings, and a total of 10,600 jobs for New York Labor Relations Specialists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 6,800 annual jobs and 74,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Labor Relations Specialists Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Labor Relations Specialists ranged from $45,110 to $146,590 with $75,930 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.69 to $70.48. The median hourly rate was $36.51.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $33.83 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.68.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New York Metros for Labor Relations Specialists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Labor Relations Specialists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 8,140 $88,730
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 750 $74,550
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 480 $81,050
Rochester, NY 300 $64,700
Utica-Rome, NY 110 $60,830
Binghamton, NY 80 $80,310

Top States for Labor Relations Specialists Employment

View the list below to see where most Labor Relations Specialists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,920 $75,790
New York 7,890 $75,930
Ohio 5,580 $39,110
Illinois 5,400 $59,460
Pennsylvania 4,500 $66,130
New Jersey 3,640 $106,240
Michigan 3,620 $68,010
Wisconsin 3,050 $19,600
Massachusetts 2,640 $70,110
Texas 2,590 $69,610
Minnesota 2,490 $75,670
Indiana 2,370 $69,770
Washington 2,280 $76,460
Florida 2,050 $55,700
Connecticut 1,760 $59,770
Missouri 1,600 $59,140
Kentucky 1,410 $57,870
Maryland 1,320 $89,470
Virginia 1,180 $62,130
Oregon 1,130 $88,000

Below are the states where Labor Relations Specialists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $106,240
North Dakota $97,030
Maryland $89,470
Oregon $88,000
Alaska $84,560
District of Columbia $81,080
Maine $79,870
Hawaii $77,210
Colorado $77,030
Washington $76,460

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