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Electrical Engineer Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical engineers in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical engineers amongst Wisconsin cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,850
25th Percentile Wage
$66,800
50th Percentile Wage
$80,700
75th Percentile Wage
$97,990
90th Percentile Wage
$119,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical engineers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $119,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,850.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$80,700
-0.48% 6.88%
2016
$81,090
-0.88% -
2015
$81,800
3.52% -
2014
$78,920
3.65% -
2013
$76,040
1.17% -
2012
$75,150
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electrical Engineers in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical engineers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical engineers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $55,590 to $94,710. The highest paying area for electrical engineers in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $94,710. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Madison (mean annual salary $93,310). The lowest paying area is Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$94,710
Madison
$93,310
Duluth
$91,850
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$91,360
Racine
$86,260
Sheboygan
$85,500
Janesville
$84,750
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$84,250
Eau Claire
$82,980
Appleton
$81,890
Oshkosh-Neenah
$81,180
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$79,150
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$78,920
Wausau
$78,380
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$77,770
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$77,410
Fond du Lac
$77,350
Green Bay
$74,070
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$55,590




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