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Chief Executive Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for chief executives in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chief executives 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Chief Executives in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$160,670
25th Percentile Wage
$92,950
10th Percentile Wage
$30,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $160,670. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $92,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$77.23
25th Percentile Wage
$44.69
10th Percentile Wage
$14.71

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $77.23. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $44.69. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.71.

Table 3. Average Chief Executive Wage in Wisconsin vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Chief Executives
$160,670
General and Operations Managers
$85,480
Legislators
$18,140

Table 4. Median Annual Salary of Chief Executives in Wisconsin Cities

Table 4 shows the median annual salary of chief executives in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chief executives in state of Wisconsin ranges from $76,800 to $185,980. The highest paying area for chief executives in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $185,980. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Oshkosh-Neenah (mean annual salary $178,950). The lowest paying area is Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $76,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$185,980
Oshkosh-Neenah
$178,950
Madison
$157,320
Janesville
$151,580
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$138,260
Appleton
$130,880
La Crosse
$130,830
Racine
$127,890
Eau Claire
$117,470
Duluth
$115,650
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$114,420
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$113,930
Wausau
$113,130
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$92,070
Green Bay
$77,950
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$76,800

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