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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 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,650
25th Percentile Wage
$49,640
50th Percentile Wage
$62,880
75th Percentile Wage
$81,760
90th Percentile Wage
$103,060

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 $103,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,880
0.46% -0.83%
2016
$62,590
1.92% -
2015
$61,390
-3.14% -
2014
$63,320
-3.02% -
2013
$65,230
2.81% -
2012
$63,400
- -

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 $46,170 to $80,910. The highest paying area for chemists in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $80,910. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Duluth (mean annual salary $75,580). The lowest paying area is La Crosse with a median annual salary of $46,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$80,910
Duluth
$75,580
Green Bay
$71,430
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$69,850
Lake County-Kenosha County
$68,950
Racine
$63,770
Sheboygan
$63,100
Madison
$62,740
Appleton
$62,110
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$61,340
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$57,030
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$49,560
La Crosse
$46,170




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