Computer Hardware Engineer Salary Information in Madison, Wisconsin

The annual and hourly salary statistics of computer hardware engineers in Madison, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of computer hardware engineers in Madison is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Computer Hardware Engineers in Madison, Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,950
25th Percentile Wage
$64,600
50th Percentile Wage
$78,550
75th Percentile Wage
$93,170
90th Percentile Wage
$102,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer hardware engineers in Madison, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $51,950.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer hardware engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$78,550
10.39% -25.14%
2016
$70,390
9.60% -
2015
$63,630
3.54% -
2014
$61,380
-20.04% -
2013
$73,680
-33.41% -
2012
$98,300
- -

Table 3. Compare Computer Hardware Engineer Salary in Madison with Other Wisconsin Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $78,550 in Madison is in the middle of salary range for computer hardware engineers in state of Wisconsin. In comparison, the annual salary of computer hardware engineers in Madison is 25.5 percent (25.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis and 21.5 percent (21.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Eau Claire.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$105,410
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$100,410
La Crosse
$97,970
Madison
$78,550
Lake County-Kenosha County
$78,390
Eau Claire
$61,700



See also: Top paying jobs in Madison, Wisconsin.