Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary foreign 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 foreign language and literature teachers among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,870
25th Percentile Wage
$50,600
50th Percentile Wage
$61,310
75th Percentile Wage
$79,720
90th Percentile Wage
$103,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary foreign 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 $103,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,870.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,3108.45%13.18%
201556,130-2.23%-
201457,3804.01%-
201355,0803.36%-
201253,230--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $51,180 to $71,770. The highest paying area for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Wisconsin is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with a median annual salary of $71,770. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Madison (mean annual salary $63,310). The lowest paying area is West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,180.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$71,770
Madison
$63,310
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$59,500
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$54,370
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$51,180



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