Engineering Schools In Wisconsin

There are 17 accredited engineering schools in Wisconsin for faculty who teach engineering classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the state of Wisconsin, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

  • Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering
  • PhD degree in Engineering


Schools

  1. Beloit College

    700 College St, Beloit, Wisconsin 53511-5595

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  2. Carroll University

    100 N East Ave, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186

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  3. Gateway Technical College

    3520 30th Ave, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144-1690

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  4. Marquette University

    615 N 11th St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233

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  5. Medical College of Wisconsin

    8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226-0509

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  6. Milwaukee Area Technical College

    700 W State St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443

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  7. Milwaukee School of Engineering

    1025 N Broadway, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202-3109

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  8. Moraine Park Technical College

    235 N National Avenue, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54936-1940

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  9. Northland College

    1411 Ellis Avenue, Ashland, Wisconsin 54806-3999

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  10. Silver Lake College

    2406 S Alverno Rd, Manitowoc, Wisconsin 54220-9319

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  11. Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

    505 Pine Ridge Drive, Shell Lake, Wisconsin 54871-8727

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  12. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

    1725 State St, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-9959

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  13. University of Wisconsin-Stout

    712 S. Broadway St., Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751

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  14. University of Wisconsin-Madison

    500 Lincoln Dr, Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1380

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  15. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-0413

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  16. University of Wisconsin-Platteville

    1 University Plz, Platteville, Wisconsin 53818-3001

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  17. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

    2100 Main St, Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Engineering Employment

Wisconsin 27,960
National 1,704,460

Of all of the engineering professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Wisconsin.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Wisconsin

29,240 27,770 31,680 29,650 25,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Engineering is a shrinking field in Wisconsin. In Wisconsin, 3,960 less engineering professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of engineering has shrunk by 14% in Wisconsin. This is slower than the trend for engineering professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 23% between 2006 and 2010.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Wisconsin

$61,194 $62,062 $63,523 $65,714 $65,599
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Wisconsin, as the number of engineering professionals is declining, the salaries earned by engineering professionals are increasing. Engineering professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $61,194 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $65,599 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Wisconsin

10th percentile
$42,883
25th percentile
$51,219
50th percentile
$62,158
75th percentile
$76,793
90th percentile
$94,927

Thus, engineering professionals' salaries grew by 7% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 121% pay differential between the highest paid engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of engineering in Wisconsin.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Biomedical Engineering
$76,540
Civil Engineering
$54,583
Computer Engineering
$82,467
Electrical Engineering
$64,520
Engineering
$66,481
Mechanical Engineering
$59,290
Software Engineering
$72,168

In Wisconsin, engineering professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Wisconsin

associate
8
bachelor
44
master
28
doctor
13
Certificate
8
Total101

The number of students graduating from the 17 accredited engineering schools in Wisconsin is decreasing. In 2006, 2,561 students graduated from engineering courses in Wisconsin. And in 2010, 2,006 students graduated.

Thus there was a 22% percent decrease in the number of engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Wisconsin. Most of these graduates, or 44%, earned an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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