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Mechanical Engineer Salary Information in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin

The annual and hourly salary statistics of mechanical engineers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of mechanical engineers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis 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 Mechanical Engineers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,310
25th Percentile Wage
$65,090
50th Percentile Wage
$77,940
75th Percentile Wage
$95,110
90th Percentile Wage
$112,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $112,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $54,310.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$77,940
4.63% 9.67%
2016
$74,330
3.27% -
2015
$71,900
0.24% -
2014
$71,730
2.31% -
2013
$70,070
-0.47% -
2012
$70,400
- -

Table 3. Compare Mechanical Engineer Salary in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with Other Wisconsin Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $77,940 in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is in the middle of salary range for mechanical engineers in state of Wisconsin. In comparison, the annual salary of mechanical engineers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is 10.8 percent (10.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Sheboygan and 21.4 percent (21.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Sheboygan
$87,340
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$82,030
La Crosse
$81,730
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$77,940
Appleton
$77,670
Lake County-Kenosha County
$76,440
Madison
$75,880
Duluth
$73,700
Racine
$72,920
Fond du Lac
$72,360
Oshkosh-Neenah
$71,560
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$70,810
Janesville
$70,570
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$70,390
Green Bay
$70,050
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$68,690
Eau Claire
$65,180
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$64,010
Wausau
$62,870
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$61,250



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