The annual and hourly salary statistics of mechanical engineers in South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of mechanical engineers in South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$50,000|
|25th Percentile Wage||$57,710|
|50th Percentile Wage||$68,690|
|75th Percentile Wage||$79,670|
|90th Percentile Wage||$96,040|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $50,000.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $68,690 in South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for mechanical engineers in state of Wisconsin. In comparison, the annual salary of mechanical engineers in South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area is 21.4 percent (21.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Sheboygan and 10.8 percent (10.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington|| |
|La Crosse|| |
|Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis|| |
|Lake County-Kenosha County|| |
|Fond du Lac|| |
|Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Green Bay|| |
|South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Eau Claire|| |
|West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area|| |