Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,890
25th Percentile Wage
$52,750
50th Percentile Wage
$64,940
75th Percentile Wage
$85,480
90th Percentile Wage
$115,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $115,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$64,940
4.43% 6.96%
2016
$62,060
8.41% -
2015
$56,840
-3.54% -
2014
$58,850
-1.07% -
2013
$59,480
-1.58% -
2012
$60,420
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $55,590 to $79,350. The highest paying area for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Wisconsin is Madison with a median annual salary of $79,350. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis (mean annual salary $70,990). The lowest paying area is Duluth with a median annual salary of $55,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Madison
$79,350
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$70,990
Lake County-Kenosha County
$67,430
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$62,750
La Crosse
$62,600
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$58,800
Green Bay
$58,530
Duluth
$55,590




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