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Physicist Salary in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin

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 [1].

Table 1. Annual Salary of Physicists in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Median salary trend

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of physicists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$72,470
-0.61% -94.51%
2015
$72,910
-20.42% -
2014
$87,800
-48.92% -
2013
$130,750
-7.81% -
2012
$140,960
- -

Table 2. Compare Physicist Salary in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with Other Wisconsin Cities

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
Madison
$122,690
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$94,660
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$72,470
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$51,340



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