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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 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$112,140
75th Percentile Wage
$94,350
50th Percentile Wage
$78,920
25th Percentile Wage
$63,340
10th Percentile Wage
$50,410

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 $112,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,410.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$53.92
75th Percentile Wage
$45.36
50th Percentile Wage
$37.94
25th Percentile Wage
$30.45
10th Percentile Wage
$24.24

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 $53.92. The median hourly salary is $37.94. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.24.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $78,920 3.79%
2013 $76,040 1.18%
2012 $75,150 -0.83%
2011 $75,780 1.75%
2010 $74,480 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for electrical engineers in state of Wisconsin from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 5.96%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.18%. We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 1.75% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-0.83%).

Table 4. Average Electrical Engineer Wage in Wisconsin vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Electrical Engineers in Wisconsin Cities

Table 5 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 $88,890. The highest paying area for electrical engineers in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $88,890. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Janesville (mean annual salary $84,750). The lowest paying area is Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$88,890
Janesville
$84,750
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$84,230
Duluth
$82,370
Racine
$82,200
Eau Claire
$81,870
Lake County-Kenosha County
$81,480
Madison
$79,160
Wausau
$77,440
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$74,550
Sheboygan
$74,120
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$71,560
Appleton
$69,730
Fond du Lac
$68,670
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$68,660
Green Bay
$62,530
Oshkosh-Neenah
$59,560
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$55,590

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