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Microbiologists Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for microbiologists in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of microbiologists 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 Microbiologists in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,800
25th Percentile Wage
$46,510
50th Percentile Wage
$58,030
75th Percentile Wage
$72,860
90th Percentile Wage
$93,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for microbiologists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,030
0.71% 5.39%
2016
$57,620
-0.38% -
2015
$57,840
0.36% -
2014
$57,630
0.12% -
2013
$57,560
4.62% -
2012
$54,900
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Microbiologists in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of microbiologists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of microbiologists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $53,000 to $71,260. The highest paying area for microbiologists in Wisconsin is South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $71,260. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Lake County-Kenosha County (mean annual salary $61,300). The lowest paying area is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with a median annual salary of $53,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$71,260
Lake County-Kenosha County
$61,300
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$60,670
Madison
$57,200
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$53,000




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