Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Computer and Information Research Scientists in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$115,760
75th Percentile Wage
$105,210
50th Percentile Wage
$74,380
25th Percentile Wage
$62,160
10th Percentile Wage
$48,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer and information research scientists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $115,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,690.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$55.65
75th Percentile Wage
$50.58
50th Percentile Wage
$35.76
25th Percentile Wage
$29.89
10th Percentile Wage
$23.41

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for computer and information research scientists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $55.65. The median hourly salary is $35.76. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.41.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $74,380 -0.35%
2013 $74,640 -13.51%
2012 $86,300 -11.79%
2011 $97,840 -9.06%
2010 $107,590 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for computer and information research scientists in state of Wisconsin from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -13.51%.We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

Table 4. Average Computer and Information Research Scientist Wage in Wisconsin vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Computer and Information Research Scientists
$74,380
Computer Systems Analysts
$70,860
Information Security Analysts
$73,250
Computer Programmers
$71,480
Applications Software Developers
$80,130
Systems Software Developers
$83,220
Web Developers
$53,790

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Computer and Information Research Scientists in Wisconsin Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of computer and information research scientists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer and information research scientists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $74,820 to $121,430. The highest paying area for computer and information research scientists in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $121,430. The lowest paying area is Madison with a median annual salary of $74,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$121,430
Madison
$74,820

Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary by State

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