Salary for Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Also known as:  Alternative Dispute Resolution Coordinator, Mediation Commissioner, Ombudsman helps law and public safety professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Professionals in the fields of mediation, arbitration and conciliation work with clients to resolve legal disputes outside of court. These professionals attempt to help parties communicate and understand each other, and agree to settlements that favor all stakeholders. They may conduct interviews and solicit evidence in order to develop a deeper understanding of the case which they are handling. In addition, they may create settlement agreements for parties to sign, authorize payments of valid claims, and collect fees. A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is necessary for this profession, and specialized training or licensing may also be required.

An Arbitrator, Mediator, or Conciliator can receive salaries of somewhere between 48000 and 72000 based on levels of tenure. Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators get a wage of Sixty Five Thousand Four Hundred dollars per year.

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators obtain the most salary in Virginia, where they can receive average pay of near $138820. These employees can receive the highest pay in Manufacturing, where they get pay levels, on average, of $77800.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 8.05 percent nationwide in that time.
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators tend to make the most in the following industries
Educational Services $77,800
Manufacturing $70,960
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $70,010
Management of Companies and Enterprises $68,420
Finance and Insurance $68,180
Public Administration $68,050
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Health Care and Social Assistance $44,840
Wholesale Trade $51,010
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $58,870
Other Services (except Public Administration) $59,360
Public Administration $68,050
Finance and Insurance $68,180