The annual and hourly salary statistics of physicists in West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of physicists in West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$38,490|
|25th Percentile Wage||$44,040|
|50th Percentile Wage||$51,340|
|75th Percentile Wage||$90,770|
|90th Percentile Wage||$153,240|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physicists in West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $153,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $38,490.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of physicists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $51,340, West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for physicists in state of Wisconsin, following city of Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington (median annual salary of $84,960). In comparison, the median annual salary of physicists in West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area is 39.6 percent (39.6%) lower than that in the highest paying city Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington|| |
|Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis|| |
|West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area|| |