How much does an Employee Relations Director make in the United States? The average Employee Relations Director salary in the United States is $156,933 as of April 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $136,350 and $177,887. 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. 

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Employee Relations Director oversees a company's employee relations programs, policies, and procedures. Designs and develops programs to promote employee satisfaction. Being an Employee Relations Director helps counsel employees on issues related to EEO, ADA, performance, and termination guidelines. Maintains good communication and a positive relationship with employees. Additionally, Employee Relations Director requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Employee Relations Director typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. To be an Employee Relations Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Dycom Industries, Inc. provides specialty contracting services in the United States. The company offers various specialty contracting services, including program management, engineering, construction, maintenance, and installation services, such as placement and splicing of fiber, copper, and coaxial cables to telecomm... More
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Skills associated with Employee Relations Director: Employee Counseling, Employee Relations, Labor Relations, Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS) ...More

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