Athletes and Sports Competitors Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for athletes and sports competitors in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of athletes and sports competitors 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 Athletes and Sports Competitors in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,360
25th Percentile Wage
$33,720
50th Percentile Wage
$39,100
75th Percentile Wage
$61,060
90th Percentile Wage
$104,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for athletes and sports competitors in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of athletes and sports competitors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$39,100
-5.29% -3.50%
2015
$41,170
-7.04% -
2014
$44,070
10.51% -
2013
$39,440
-2.61% -
2012
$40,470
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Athletes and Sports Competitors in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of athletes and sports competitors in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of athletes and sports competitors in state of Wisconsin ranges from $38,670 to $50,780. The highest paying area for athletes and sports competitors in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $50,780. The lowest paying area is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $38,670.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$50,780
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$38,670




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