Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Biochemists and Biophysicists in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,800
25th Percentile Wage
$58,570
50th Percentile Wage
$74,620
75th Percentile Wage
$96,050
90th Percentile Wage
$129,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biochemists and biophysicists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $129,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,620
16.97% 12.91%
2016
$61,960
0.94% -
2015
$61,380
-8.28% -
2014
$66,460
2.87% -
2013
$64,550
-0.68% -
2012
$64,990
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Biochemists and Biophysicists in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biochemists and biophysicists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biochemists and biophysicists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $71,690 to $106,360. The highest paying area for biochemists and biophysicists in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $106,360. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis (mean annual salary $75,220). The lowest paying area is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $71,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$106,360
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$75,220
Madison
$72,750
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$71,690




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