First-Line Supervisor of Police and Detectives Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of police and detectives 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 police and detectives 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 Police and Detectives in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,300
25th Percentile Wage
$68,050
50th Percentile Wage
$78,630
75th Percentile Wage
$92,810
90th Percentile Wage
$103,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,300.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.07
25th Percentile Wage
$32.72
50th Percentile Wage
$37.79
75th Percentile Wage
$44.62
90th Percentile Wage
$49.78

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.78. The median hourly salary is $37.79. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.07.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201678,6306.04%7.55%
201573,8800.00%-
201473,8801.72%-
201372,610-0.11%-
201272,690--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in state of Wisconsin ranges from $56,080 to $102,350. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $102,350. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington (mean annual salary $93,080). The lowest paying area is Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $56,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$102,350
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$93,080
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$92,090
Appleton
$86,630
Madison
$86,370
Green Bay
$83,830
Duluth
$80,180
Janesville
$76,040
La Crosse
$75,020
Wausau
$74,530
Eau Claire
$74,460
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$69,640
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$69,440
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$64,130
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$59,080
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$56,080


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