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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$83,020
25th Percentile Wage
$89,630
50th Percentile Wage
$100,280
75th Percentile Wage
$115,590
90th Percentile Wage
$127,420

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 $127,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $100,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $83,020.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$100,280
3.36% 13.57%
2016
$96,910
2.73% -
2015
$94,260
1.61% -
2014
$92,740
3.56% -
2013
$89,440
3.10% -
2012
$86,670
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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 $116,960. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Wisconsin is Duluth with a median annual salary of $116,960. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $116,260). The lowest paying area is Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $87,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Duluth
$116,960
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$116,260
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$111,060
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$110,560
Janesville
$105,080
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$104,060
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$103,250
Wausau
$100,570
Eau Claire
$100,080
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$99,970
Oshkosh-Neenah
$99,720
Racine
$99,510
Fond du Lac
$99,210
Appleton
$98,160
Lake County-Kenosha County
$98,140
Madison
$97,350
Green Bay
$96,670
Sheboygan
$96,080
La Crosse
$89,800
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$87,780




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