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Civil Engineer Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineers in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineers among Wisconsin areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Civil Engineers in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,380
25th Percentile Wage
$59,780
50th Percentile Wage
$73,140
75th Percentile Wage
$88,310
90th Percentile Wage
$101,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,380.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.70
25th Percentile Wage
$28.74
50th Percentile Wage
$35.15
75th Percentile Wage
$42.46
90th Percentile Wage
$49.01

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for civil engineers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.01. The median hourly salary is $35.15. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.70.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of civil engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201673,1400.59%3.40%
201572,7100.18%-
201472,5803.10%-
201370,330-0.45%-
201270,650--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Civil Engineers in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $60,620 to $94,350. The highest paying area for civil engineers in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $94,350. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Duluth (mean annual salary $83,400). The lowest paying area is Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $60,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$94,350
Duluth
$83,400
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$82,570
Appleton
$80,190
Madison
$76,950
Fond du Lac
$76,720
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$75,360
Racine
$74,180
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$73,580
La Crosse
$73,240
Sheboygan
$72,760
Green Bay
$70,560
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$70,520
Oshkosh-Neenah
$69,650
Wausau
$68,120
Eau Claire
$67,760
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$64,550
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$63,880
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$60,620


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