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Animal Scientist Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for animal scientists in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of animal scientists amongst 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Animal Scientists in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,340
25th Percentile Wage
$55,820
50th Percentile Wage
$68,780
75th Percentile Wage
$79,280
90th Percentile Wage
$109,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for animal scientists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $109,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,340.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of animal scientists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,780
4.68% 3.49%
2016
$65,560
0.47% -
2015
$65,250
-6.07% -
2014
$69,210
3.50% -
2013
$66,790
0.61% -
2012
$66,380
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Animal Scientists in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of animal scientists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of animal scientists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $62,490 to $71,900. The highest paying area for animal scientists in Wisconsin is Madison with a median annual salary of $71,900. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $70,990). The lowest paying area is West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Madison
$71,900
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$70,990
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$63,090
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$62,490




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