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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 data of chief executives in Madison is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Chief Executives in Madison, Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,040
25th Percentile Wage
$63,430
50th Percentile Wage
$114,500
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 $114,500. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $63,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $55,040.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.46
25th Percentile Wage
$30.49
50th Percentile Wage
$55.05
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Madison, Wisconsin. The median hourly salary is $55.05. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $30.49. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.46.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016114,500-21.86%-46.56%
2015139,530-12.75%-
2014157,320-12.38%-
2013176,8005.08%-
2012167,810--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $114,500 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 40.3 percent (40.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington and 42.4 percent (42.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$191,720
Lake County-Kenosha County
$176,710
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$175,600
La Crosse
$165,920
Janesville
$165,890
Appleton
$136,870
Racine
$135,580
Duluth
$124,860
Madison
$114,500
Fond du Lac
$112,420
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$104,720
Oshkosh-Neenah
$102,900
Eau Claire
$89,390
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$88,170
Green Bay
$87,050
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$84,690
Sheboygan
$83,650
Wausau
$77,640
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$76,800
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$65,910

See also: Top paying jobs in Madison, Wisconsin.