General and Operations Manager Salary Information in Madison, Wisconsin

The annual and hourly salary statistics of general and operations managers in Madison, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of general and operations managers in Madison is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of General and Operations Managers in Madison, Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,950
25th Percentile Wage
$70,120
50th Percentile Wage
$101,400
75th Percentile Wage
$152,820
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general and operations managers in Madison, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $152,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $44,950.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.61
25th Percentile Wage
$33.71
50th Percentile Wage
$48.75
75th Percentile Wage
$73.47
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general and operations managers in Madison, Wisconsin. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $73.47. The median hourly salary is $48.75. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.61.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of general and operations managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016101,4003.41%7.17%
201597,9401.46%-
201496,5102.16%-
201394,4300.32%-
201294,130--

Table 3. Compare General and Operations Manager Salary in Madison with Other Wisconsin Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $101,400 in Madison is in the middle of salary range for general and operations managers in state of Wisconsin. In comparison, the annual salary of general and operations managers in Madison is 13.8 percent (13.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Lake County-Kenosha County and 36.2 percent (36.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$117,600
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$114,060
Oshkosh-Neenah
$103,870
Madison
$101,400
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$95,020
Wausau
$89,260
Sheboygan
$88,420
Green Bay
$85,000
Fond du Lac
$84,290
Appleton
$84,170
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$82,980
Janesville
$81,350
Eau Claire
$78,960
Racine
$78,370
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$78,100
La Crosse
$76,040
Duluth
$72,050
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$71,850
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$70,380
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$64,660

See also: Top paying jobs in Madison, Wisconsin.