The annual salary statistics of physicists in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin is shown in Table 1. The wage data of physicists in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$44,330|
|25th Percentile Wage||$54,920|
|50th Percentile Wage||$72,470|
|75th Percentile Wage||$139,600|
|90th Percentile Wage||$184,270|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physicists in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $184,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $44,330.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of physicists from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $72,470 in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is in the middle of salary range for physicists in state of Wisconsin. In comparison, the annual salary of physicists in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is 40.9 percent (40.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Madison and 29.2 percent (29.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington|| |
|Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis|| |
|West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area|| |