Computer Hardware Engineer Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer hardware engineers in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer hardware engineers among Wisconsin metropolitan 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 Computer Hardware Engineers in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,280
25th Percentile Wage
$55,730
50th Percentile Wage
$72,210
75th Percentile Wage
$94,510
90th Percentile Wage
$116,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer hardware engineers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $116,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,280.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.32
25th Percentile Wage
$26.79
50th Percentile Wage
$34.72
75th Percentile Wage
$45.44
90th Percentile Wage
$56.22

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for computer hardware engineers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $56.22. The median hourly salary is $34.72. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.32.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer hardware engineers from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201672,210-7.59%-37.25%
201477,690-27.57%-
201399,110--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Computer Hardware Engineers in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer hardware engineers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer hardware engineers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $70,390 to $109,230. The highest paying area for computer hardware engineers in Wisconsin is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with a median annual salary of $109,230. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington (mean annual salary $99,640). The lowest paying area is Madison with a median annual salary of $70,390.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$109,230
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$99,640
La Crosse
$97,970
Lake County-Kenosha County
$72,690
Madison
$70,390


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