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Chief Executive Salary Information in Madison, Wisconsin

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Madison, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of chief executives in Madison is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Chief Executives in Madison, Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,100
25th Percentile Wage
$74,350
50th Percentile Wage
$130,360
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Madison, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $130,360. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $74,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $55,100.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$130,360
12.17% -28.73%
2016
$114,500
-21.86% -
2015
$139,530
-12.75% -
2014
$157,320
-12.38% -
2013
$176,800
5.08% -
2012
$167,810
- -

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Madison with Other Wisconsin Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $130,360 in Madison is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of Wisconsin. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Madison is 34.3 percent (34.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Lake County-Kenosha County and 41.1 percent (41.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$198,360
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$187,640
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$172,080
La Crosse
$165,300
Racine
$152,780
Janesville
$145,110
Appleton
$141,970
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$132,710
Duluth
$130,950
Madison
$130,360
Oshkosh-Neenah
$129,410
Eau Claire
$126,820
Fond du Lac
$114,490
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$100,680
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$95,890
Green Bay
$93,880
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$91,270
Sheboygan
$91,250
Wausau
$88,030
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$76,800



See also: Top paying jobs in Madison, Wisconsin.