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Sociologists Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,090
25th Percentile Wage
$32,110
50th Percentile Wage
$58,690
75th Percentile Wage
$94,990
90th Percentile Wage
$126,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sociologists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,090.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,690
6.42% 3.00%
2016
$54,920
10.43% -
2015
$49,190
-7.09% -
2014
$52,680
-6.42% -
2013
$56,060
-1.55% -
2012
$56,930
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Sociologists in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of sociologists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of sociologists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $50,400 to $53,850. The highest paying area for sociologists in Wisconsin is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with a median annual salary of $53,850. The lowest paying area is Madison with a median annual salary of $50,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$53,850
Madison
$50,400




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