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Legislator Salary Information in Wausau, Wisconsin

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Wausau, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in Wausau is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in Wausau, Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,080
25th Percentile Wage
$16,940
50th Percentile Wage
$18,360
75th Percentile Wage
$20,040
90th Percentile Wage
$36,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Wausau, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $36,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$18,360
2.45% 3.87%
2013
$17,910
1.45% -
2012
$17,650
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $18,360 in Wausau is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Wisconsin. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Wausau is 67.3 percent (67.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Appleton and 3.1 percent (3.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Appleton
$56,200
Oshkosh-Neenah
$42,900
Lake County-Kenosha County
$39,470
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$37,570
Sheboygan
$29,410
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$20,220
Duluth
$19,670
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$19,250
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$19,200
La Crosse
$18,940
Janesville
$18,700
Green Bay
$18,440
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$18,390
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 Wausau, Wisconsin.