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Regional Office / Headquarters
Ideal Location
Waunakee, Wisconsin is ideally suited for regional offices and headquarters locations:
  • Because Waunakee operates municipal electric, water, and sewer, local businesses enjoy some of the most competitive rates in the Midwest.
  • The Waunakee region offers full access to cultural and recreational amenities, whether you enjoy outdoor activities or the finest in theater, dance, and music.
  • Waunakee has a highly educated workforce with extraordinarily high educational attainment rates, including high-school and two-year and four-year college levels.
  • Waunakee is already home to several regional offices and headquarters, such as:
    • D&S Dental Laboratories
    • Scientific Protein Laboratories 
    • Summit Credit Union 
    • Suttle-Straus 
    • Uniek Plastics
  • Waunakee’s crime rate for both violent and property crimes is below that of the Madison metropolitan statistical area (MSA) and of Wisconsin and the U.S. as a whole.
  • Waunakee’s wages are more cost-competitive than the Wisconsin or national average and also offers a low level of unionization within its private companies.
  • We are located within 10 miles of the University of Wisconsin – Madison, which procures over $1 billion annually in research grants. These grants have fueled hundreds of companies in the greater Madison region, including Waunakee.

Median Hourly Wages for Representative Regional Office / Headquarters Occupations
SOC Code   Occupation Title  Employment in Waunakee* Median Hourly Wage 
Waunakee*  Wisconsin  U.S.
11-1011 Chief executives

530

$76.20

$77.74

$77.27

13-1071 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 

500

$19.33

$21.96

$22.21

13-1072 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

570

$21.20

$22.42

$26.74

*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, occupational employment statistics, May 2009; occupational employer and wage estimates for the Madison metropolitan statistical area; includes the counties of: Columbia, Dane, and Iowa

Contact Information
Contact Village Administrator and Economic Development Director Todd Schmidt for more information.