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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 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 Electrical Engineers in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,660
25th Percentile Wage
$65,610
50th Percentile Wage
$81,090
75th Percentile Wage
$99,620
90th Percentile Wage
$122,780

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 $122,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,660.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.32
25th Percentile Wage
$31.54
50th Percentile Wage
$38.99
75th Percentile Wage
$47.89
90th Percentile Wage
$59.03

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electrical engineers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $59.03. The median hourly salary is $38.99. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.32.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201681,090-0.88%7.33%
201581,8003.52%-
201478,9203.65%-
201376,0401.17%-
201275,150--

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 $64,950 to $94,530. The highest paying area for electrical engineers in Wisconsin is Madison with a median annual salary of $94,530. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington (mean annual salary $90,720). The lowest paying area is Oshkosh-Neenah with a median annual salary of $64,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Madison
$94,530
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$90,720
Racine
$87,990
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$86,800
Duluth
$84,960
Sheboygan
$83,400
Lake County-Kenosha County
$82,080
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$80,960
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$76,860
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$75,070
Appleton
$74,810
Fond du Lac
$72,830
Green Bay
$69,360
Oshkosh-Neenah
$64,950


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