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Engineering Schools
In Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The city of Milwaukee has 5 schools where engineering faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Milwaukee, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Milwaukee Vs. Wisconsin Engineering Employment

Milwaukee 8,250
Wisconsin 27,960

Exactly 8,250 of the 25,280 engineering professionals employed in Wisconsin, work in Milwaukee. The number of engineering professionals in Milwaukee has shrunk by 19% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for engineering professionals in Milwaukee has decreased, overall employment in Milwaukee has increased.

Milwaukee Vs. Wisconsin Engineering employment growth

29,240 27,770 31,680 29,650 25,280
10,210 10,200 10,440 10,000 8,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Wisconsin
  • Dark Yellow: Milwaukee

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Milwaukee

$59,668 $62,768 $65,151 $66,584 $64,977
$40,030 $41,490 $42,980 $44,080 $45,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Milwaukee
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Milwaukee

In Milwaukee, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. Milwaukee engineering professionals made $64,977 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, engineering professionals in Milwaukee made an average salary of $59,668 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Milwaukee.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Milwaukee

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Milwaukee engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $62,140. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 115%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,958 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $92,339 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Milwaukee

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Software Engineering

On average engineering professionals in Milwaukee earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Milwaukee.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Milwaukee


Many of Milwaukee's engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited engineering schools in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Milwaukee


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

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Milwaukee


In 2010 approximately 740 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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