Postsecondary Education Teacher Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education teachers in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education teachers 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Education Teachers in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,970
25th Percentile Wage
$54,180
50th Percentile Wage
$72,030
75th Percentile Wage
$99,750
90th Percentile Wage
$156,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education teachers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $156,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,970.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$72,030
9.16% 28.47%
2016
$65,430
10.06% -
2015
$58,850
6.12% -
2014
$55,250
-1.05% -
2013
$55,830
7.72% -
2012
$51,520
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education Teachers in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education teachers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education teachers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $54,930 to $86,350. The highest paying area for postsecondary education teachers in Wisconsin is Madison with a median annual salary of $86,350. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $77,760). The lowest paying area is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $54,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Madison
$86,350
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$77,760
Duluth
$68,640
Fond du Lac
$62,820
La Crosse
$60,000
Green Bay
$57,810
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$56,880
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$56,670
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$56,500
Lake County-Kenosha County
$54,930




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