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Legislator Salary Information in Madison, Wisconsin

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Madison, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators 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 Legislators in Madison, Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,010
25th Percentile Wage
$16,840
50th Percentile Wage
$18,240
75th Percentile Wage
$19,930
90th Percentile Wage
$139,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Madison, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $139,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,010.

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 legislators in Madison, Wisconsin. 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 legislators from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
201418,240-0.16%-0.82%
201318,270-0.66%-
201218,390--

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Madison with Other Wisconsin Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $18,240 in Madison is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Wisconsin. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Madison is 57.5 percent (57.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Oshkosh-Neenah and 2.5 percent (2.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oshkosh-Neenah
$42,900
Sheboygan
$29,410
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$23,600
Lake County-Kenosha County
$19,760
Duluth
$19,670
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$19,420
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$19,250
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$19,200
Janesville
$18,700
Green Bay
$18,440
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$18,390
Appleton
$18,380
Wausau
$18,360
Madison
$18,240
Eau Claire
$18,150
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$18,130
Fond du Lac
$18,050
Racine
$17,990
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$17,790

See also: Top paying jobs in Madison, Wisconsin.