First-Line Supervisor of Correctional Officer Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of correctional officers 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,690
25th Percentile Wage
$58,380
50th Percentile Wage
$63,290
75th Percentile Wage
$68,790
90th Percentile Wage
$77,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,690.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.77
25th Percentile Wage
$28.07
50th Percentile Wage
$30.43
75th Percentile Wage
$33.07
90th Percentile Wage
$37.35

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.35. The median hourly salary is $30.43. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.77.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,2901.19%2.46%
201562,5400.54%-
201462,2002.33%-
201360,750-1.61%-
201261,730--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $61,160 to $82,750. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $82,750. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington (mean annual salary $79,500). The lowest paying area is Green Bay with a median annual salary of $61,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$82,750
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$79,500
Duluth
$69,160
Madison
$64,490
Racine
$63,960
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$63,570
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$62,910
Oshkosh-Neenah
$62,710
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$62,660
Green Bay
$61,160


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