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In Wisconsin:

  • Workers on average earn $76,560.
  • 10% of workers earn $60,060 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $98,970 or more.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $77,600.
  • 10% of workers earn $59,450 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $120,250 or more.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site .

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LocationAnnual Low (10%)Annual QL (25%)Annual Median (50%)Annual QU (75%)Annual High (90%)
United States$59,450$61,790$77,600$97,580$120,250
Wisconsin$60,060$62,650$76,560$80,100$98,970
Appleton, WI$60,570$61,790$75,380$78,670$92,040
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI$61,300$63,890$78,670$98,680$100,980
Duluth, MN-WI$57,090$59,640$61,790$77,540$91,620
Eau Claire, WI$58,790$60,550$74,950$79,360$95,460
Fond du Lac, WI$57,980$58,170$74,000$74,840$94,260
Green Bay, WI$59,590$60,820$75,960$77,450$96,460
Janesville-Beloit, WI$59,640$61,030$75,000$79,100$96,220
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN$59,750$74,560$75,000$94,690$94,690
Madison, WI$62,700$75,620$79,120$95,360$101,570
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI$61,200$62,700$78,780$81,230$101,650
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI$61,470$75,440$79,810$100,590$101,650
Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area$58,360$60,300$74,130$77,030$91,150
Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area$59,640$60,530$72,950$78,670$94,020
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI$59,770$61,150$75,040$78,020$94,800
Racine, WI$60,080$61,590$76,660$79,210$97,700
Sheboygan, WI$60,500$61,790$76,480$79,360$96,060
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area$59,640$60,500$75,000$77,630$95,330
Wausau, WI$60,550$60,550$74,410$77,030$78,610
Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area$59,640$62,360$75,880$79,960$98,170

In Wisconsin:

  • Workers on average earn $36.81 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $28.88 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $47.58 or more per hour.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $37.31 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $28.58 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $57.81 or more per hour.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site .

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LocationHourly Low (10%)Hourly QL (25%)Hourly Median (50%)Hourly QU (75%)Hourly High (90%)
United States$28.58$29.71$37.31$46.91$57.81
Wisconsin$28.88$30.12$36.81$38.51$47.58
Appleton, WI$29.12$29.71$36.24$37.82$44.25
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI$29.47$30.72$37.82$47.44$48.55
Duluth, MN-WI$27.45$28.68$29.71$37.28$44.05
Eau Claire, WI$28.26$29.11$36.04$38.16$45.89
Fond du Lac, WI$27.88$27.97$35.58$35.98$45.32
Green Bay, WI$28.65$29.24$36.52$37.24$46.37
Janesville-Beloit, WI$28.68$29.34$36.06$38.03$46.26
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN$28.72$35.85$36.06$45.53$45.53
Madison, WI$30.14$36.36$38.04$45.84$48.83
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI$29.42$30.14$37.88$39.05$48.87
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI$29.55$36.27$38.37$48.36$48.87
Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area$28.06$28.99$35.64$37.03$43.82
Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area$28.67$29.10$35.07$37.82$45.20
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI$28.74$29.40$36.08$37.51$45.58
Racine, WI$28.89$29.61$36.86$38.08$46.97
Sheboygan, WI$29.09$29.71$36.77$38.16$46.18
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area$28.68$29.09$36.06$37.32$45.83
Wausau, WI$29.11$29.11$35.77$37.03$37.79
Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area$28.68$29.98$36.48$38.44$47.20