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 metropolitan 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 Human Resources Managers in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,340
25th Percentile Wage
$78,090
50th Percentile Wage
$97,760
75th Percentile Wage
$123,900
90th Percentile Wage
$158,740

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 $158,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $64,340.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30.93
25th Percentile Wage
$37.54
50th Percentile Wage
$47.00
75th Percentile Wage
$59.57
90th Percentile Wage
$76.31

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $76.31. The median hourly salary is $47.00. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.93.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201697,7605.22%10.15%
201592,6600.79%-
201491,9303.55%-
201388,6700.94%-
201287,840--

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 $82,170 to $111,150. The highest paying area for human resources managers in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $111,150. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Lake County-Kenosha County (mean annual salary $110,550). The lowest paying area is Duluth with a median annual salary of $82,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$111,150
Lake County-Kenosha County
$110,550
Sheboygan
$106,950
Wausau
$106,440
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$103,180
Madison
$102,600
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$99,970
Appleton
$97,880
Racine
$94,680
Oshkosh-Neenah
$94,350
Eau Claire
$92,980
La Crosse
$88,890
Green Bay
$88,860
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$88,040
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$87,820
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$84,970
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$82,740
Duluth
$82,170


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