Engineering Schools
In Madison, Wisconsin

In Madison, there is only one engineering school where engineering faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the city of Madison, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering
  • PhD degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Madison Vs. Wisconsin Engineering Employment

Madison 3,680
Wisconsin 27,960

Exactly 3,680 of Wisconsin's 25,280 engineering professionals work in Madison. There has been a 7% growth in the number of engineering professionals in Madison between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Madison has also increased.

Madison Vs. Wisconsin Engineering employment growth

29,240 27,770 31,680 29,650 25,280
3,440 3,730 3,990 4,460 3,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Wisconsin
  • Dark Yellow: Madison

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Madison

$61,270 $65,170 $63,568 $63,662 $65,973
$40,050 $41,360 $42,940 $44,150 $45,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Madison
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Madison

In Madison, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in Madison reportedly earned an average salary of $65,973 per year. The average salary for engineering professionals in Madison was $61,270 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Madison.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Madison

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Engineering professionals in Madison earn a median salary of $63,401 per year. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 129%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,607 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $95,426 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Madison

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Engineering

On average engineering professional salaries in Madison are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Madison


There is only one accredited engineering school in the city. Many of Madison's engineering professionals are graduates of this school.

Engineering Programs Offered In Madison


There are a total of 33 degree and certificate programs in engineering offered by Madison's engineering schools.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Madison


Approximately 858 students graduated from engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Madison, Wisconsin

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