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Actuaries Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for actuaries in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of actuaries among Wisconsin metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Actuaries in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$176,620
75th Percentile Wage
$132,600
50th Percentile Wage
$97,300
25th Percentile Wage
$71,190
10th Percentile Wage
$58,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for actuaries in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $176,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,590.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$84.91
75th Percentile Wage
$63.75
50th Percentile Wage
$46.78
25th Percentile Wage
$34.22
10th Percentile Wage
$28.17

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for actuaries in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $84.91. The median hourly salary is $46.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.17.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $97,300 0.37%
2013 $96,940 10.52%
2012 $87,710 0.25%
2011 $87,490 1.26%
2010 $86,400 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for actuaries in state of Wisconsin from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 12.62%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 10.52%. We also note that the average annual wage had a very small growth of 0.25% in the year 2012 and a moderate increase of 1.26% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Actuaries Wage in Wisconsin vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Actuaries
$97,300
Operations Research Analysts
$66,660
Statisticians
$73,080

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Actuaries in Wisconsin Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of actuaries in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of actuaries in state of Wisconsin ranges from $83,090 to $111,550. The highest paying area for actuaries in Wisconsin is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with a median annual salary of $111,550. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington (mean annual salary $92,440). The lowest paying area is Green Bay with a median annual salary of $83,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$111,550
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$92,440
Lake County-Kenosha County
$89,320
Madison
$87,610
Green Bay
$83,090

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