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Chemists Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemists in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemists amongst Wisconsin cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,570
25th Percentile Wage
$50,050
50th Percentile Wage
$62,590
75th Percentile Wage
$82,060
90th Percentile Wage
$103,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,570.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.03
25th Percentile Wage
$24.06
50th Percentile Wage
$30.09
75th Percentile Wage
$39.45
90th Percentile Wage
$49.68

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chemists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.68. The median hourly salary is $30.09. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.03.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chemists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201662,5901.92%-1.29%
201561,390-3.14%-
201463,320-3.02%-
201365,2302.81%-
201263,400--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemists in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $49,560 to $92,990. The highest paying area for chemists in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $92,990. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $80,170). The lowest paying area is Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $49,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$92,990
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$80,170
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$75,220
Duluth
$71,310
Green Bay
$64,880
Sheboygan
$63,220
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$62,430
Appleton
$62,110
Madison
$61,880
Racine
$58,230
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$49,560


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