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Materials Scientist Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for materials scientists in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of materials scientists amongst 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 Materials Scientists in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,830
25th Percentile Wage
$68,540
50th Percentile Wage
$81,870
75th Percentile Wage
$138,150
90th Percentile Wage
$157,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials scientists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $157,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of materials scientists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$81,870
2.60% -10.96%
2016
$79,740
0.48% -
2015
$79,360
-2.96% -
2014
$81,710
-11.17% -
2012
$90,840
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Materials Scientists in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of materials scientists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of materials scientists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $104,190 to $106,910. The highest paying area for materials scientists in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $106,910. The lowest paying area is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $104,190.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$106,910
Lake County-Kenosha County
$104,190




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