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Labor Relations Specialists in Wisconsin

Want to work in Wisconsin as a Labor Relations Specialist? Read this first!

-5% Jobs Projection
$19,600 Median Salary
1,200 Job Openings

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

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

  • Labor Relations Specialists in Wisconsin earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Labor Relations Specialists Work in Wisconsin?

There were approximately 3,050 workers employed as Labor Relations Specialists in this state in 2018.

There were 3,470 Labor Relations Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 420 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Labor Relations Specialists in WI Employment Trend

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

Labor Relations Specialists in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Labor Relations Specialists in this state are declining at a rate of 4.6% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.

Job Projections for Labor Relations Specialists: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 1,200 annual job openings, and a total of 13,060 jobs for Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Labor Relations Specialists ranged from $16,330 to $96,870 with $19,600 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $7.85 to $46.57. The median hourly rate was $9.43.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $10.61 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.18.

The median salary in Wisconsin is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Labor Relations Specialists Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,160 $65,250
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,020 $78,780
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1,010 $52,010
Madison, WI 380 $51,380
Green Bay, WI 220 $34,580
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 200 $18,540
Appleton, WI 150 $19,080
Duluth, MN-WI 140 $60,050
Wausau, WI 130 $18,970
Eau Claire, WI 110 $18,300
Janesville-Beloit, WI 80 $20,270
Sheboygan, WI 60 $18,290
Racine, WI 50 $18,120
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 50 $54,210

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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