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Employee Relations Manager in the United States

How much does a Employee Relations Manager earn in the United States? The average Employee Relations Manager salary in the United States is $105,401 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $93,535 and $122,905. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Designs, plans, and implements a company's employee relations programs, policies, and procedures. Maintains good communication and positive relationships with employees to promote employee satisfaction. Guides department managers and employees throughout the performance management and goal setting process. Identifies and analyzes issues with employee relations infractions. Provides recommendations for resolutions. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.

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    Employee Relations Specialist IV

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    Bachelor's Degree

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    Employee Relations Manager

    5 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Employee Relations Director


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