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Nurse Practitioners Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for nurse practitioners in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nurse practitioners amongst 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 Nurse Practitioners in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$80,650
25th Percentile Wage
$87,430
50th Percentile Wage
$96,910
75th Percentile Wage
$109,310
90th Percentile Wage
$124,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $80,650.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38.78
25th Percentile Wage
$42.03
50th Percentile Wage
$46.59
75th Percentile Wage
$52.55
90th Percentile Wage
$59.90

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nurse practitioners in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $59.90. The median hourly salary is $46.59. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38.78.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of nurse practitioners from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201696,9102.73%10.57%
201594,2601.61%-
201492,7403.56%-
201389,4403.10%-
201286,670--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in state of Wisconsin ranges from $87,780 to $116,420. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Wisconsin is Duluth with a median annual salary of $116,420. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $110,310). The lowest paying area is Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $87,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Duluth
$116,420
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$110,310
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$106,620
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$105,710
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$99,900
Racine
$99,510
Oshkosh-Neenah
$99,390
Janesville
$99,260
Fond du Lac
$97,460
Eau Claire
$96,890
Green Bay
$96,790
Appleton
$96,150
Madison
$96,000
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$96,000
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$95,630
Sheboygan
$91,280
Lake County-Kenosha County
$90,620
La Crosse
$89,800
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$87,780


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