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 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 Speech-Language Pathologists in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,960
25th Percentile Wage
$55,000
50th Percentile Wage
$67,730
75th Percentile Wage
$79,300
90th Percentile Wage
$94,630

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 $94,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,960.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.61
25th Percentile Wage
$26.44
50th Percentile Wage
$32.56
75th Percentile Wage
$38.13
90th Percentile Wage
$45.50

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for speech-language pathologists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.50. The median hourly salary is $32.56. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.61.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of speech-language pathologists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,7302.47%3.82%
201566,0601.83%-
201464,850-0.17%-
201364,960-0.28%-
201265,140--

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 $51,480 to $79,720. The highest paying area for speech-language pathologists in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $79,720. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Fond du Lac (mean annual salary $78,630). The lowest paying area is Appleton with a median annual salary of $51,480.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$79,720
Fond du Lac
$78,630
Janesville
$77,070
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$73,730
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$73,630
Madison
$72,460
Wausau
$72,270
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$70,500
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$69,000
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$67,380
Sheboygan
$66,840
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$65,070
Eau Claire
$64,960
Duluth
$63,870
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$60,920
Racine
$60,080
Oshkosh-Neenah
$60,020
Green Bay
$57,220
La Crosse
$55,440
Appleton
$51,480



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