Managers in Wisconsin
Is Wisconsin a good place for you to work as a Manager?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Managers in Wisconsin are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Managers in Wisconsin is growing faster than average.
Managers in Wisconsin earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Managers Work in Wisconsin?
In 2018, there were 12,400 Managers working in the state.
There were 11,860 Managers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 540 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 5,175 Managers working in it, which means Wisconsin has more Managers than average.
Job Projections for Wisconsin
Jobs for Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 13.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.
Wisconsin Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 1,710 annual job openings, and 22,390 total jobs in 2026 for Managers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 79,200 annual jobs and 1,071,700 total jobs in 2026.
What do Managers Make in Wisconsin?
In 2018 wages for Managers ranged from $40,890 to $139,410 with $75,630 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.66 to $67.03. The median hourly rate was $36.36.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $36.4 an hour.
The hourly rate declined by $0.04.
The median salary in Wisconsin is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Wisconsin Metros for Managers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Managers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI||8,060||$122,520|
|Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI||3,610||$89,350|
|Green Bay, WI||890||$74,140|
|La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN||360||$84,620|
|Eau Claire, WI||320||$60,980|
|Fond du Lac, WI||190||$63,730|
Top States for Managers Employment
View the list below to see where most Managers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||19,910||$141,320|
Below are the states where Managers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$141,320|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Manager Career?
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- General Social Sciences
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- Other Psychology
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- Child Development & Psychology
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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