Speech-Language Pathologists Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for speech-language pathologists in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of speech-language pathologists 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 Speech-Language Pathologists in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,170
25th Percentile Wage
$55,470
50th Percentile Wage
$69,140
75th Percentile Wage
$81,110
90th Percentile Wage
$96,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for speech-language pathologists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of speech-language pathologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,140
2.04% 5.79%
2016
$67,730
2.47% -
2015
$66,060
1.83% -
2014
$64,850
-0.17% -
2013
$64,960
-0.28% -
2012
$65,140
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Speech-Language Pathologists in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $44,340 to $83,590. The highest paying area for speech-language pathologists in Wisconsin is Fond du Lac with a median annual salary of $83,590. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Lake County-Kenosha County (mean annual salary $81,320). The lowest paying area is La Crosse with a median annual salary of $44,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fond du Lac
$83,590
Lake County-Kenosha County
$81,320
Janesville
$74,570
Wausau
$73,960
Madison
$73,930
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$73,730
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$73,580
Duluth
$73,120
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$72,760
Sheboygan
$71,070
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$70,930
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$70,220
Oshkosh-Neenah
$69,410
Eau Claire
$69,210
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$68,020
Racine
$66,900
Appleton
$64,140
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$60,920
Green Bay
$60,150
La Crosse
$44,340




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