Atmospheric and Space Scientist Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for atmospheric and space scientists in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of atmospheric and space scientists among Wisconsin 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 Atmospheric and Space Scientists in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$121,240
75th Percentile Wage
$107,430
50th Percentile Wage
$88,040
25th Percentile Wage
$45,020
10th Percentile Wage
$21,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for atmospheric and space scientists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,950.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$58.29
75th Percentile Wage
$51.65
50th Percentile Wage
$42.33
25th Percentile Wage
$21.65
10th Percentile Wage
$10.55

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for atmospheric and space scientists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.29. The median hourly salary is $42.33. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.55.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $88,040 22.86%
2013 $71,660 4.52%
2012 $68,560 1.72%
2011 $67,400 -8.09%
2010 $73,330 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for atmospheric and space scientists in state of Wisconsin from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 20.06%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 4.52%. We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 1.72% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -8.09%.

Table 4. Average Atmospheric and Space Scientist Wage in Wisconsin vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$88,040
Chemists
$63,320
Materials Scientists
$81,710
Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$57,010
Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$75,070
Hydrologists
$60,500
Other Physical Scientists
$64,850

Atmospheric and Space Scientist Salary by State

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