Human Resources Manager Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for human resources managers in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of human resources managers 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Human Resources Managers in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,320
25th Percentile Wage
$84,250
50th Percentile Wage
$103,490
75th Percentile Wage
$130,350
90th Percentile Wage
$166,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $166,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $103,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $68,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of human resources managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$103,490
5.54% 15.12%
2016
$97,760
5.22% -
2015
$92,660
0.79% -
2014
$91,930
3.55% -
2013
$88,670
0.94% -
2012
$87,840
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Human Resources Managers in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources managers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources managers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $82,740 to $114,410. The highest paying area for human resources managers in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $114,410. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Sheboygan (mean annual salary $114,050). The lowest paying area is Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $82,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$114,410
Sheboygan
$114,050
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$112,150
Wausau
$108,240
Lake County-Kenosha County
$108,210
Madison
$108,090
Janesville
$107,320
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$101,730
Appleton
$98,930
Eau Claire
$98,210
Racine
$97,830
Oshkosh-Neenah
$97,000
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$96,920
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$92,030
La Crosse
$91,750
Fond du Lac
$91,350
Green Bay
$89,010
Duluth
$85,880
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$84,970
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$82,740




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