Electrical Engineers in Wisconsin
Is Wisconsin a good place for you to work as an Electrical Engineer?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Electrical Engineers in Wisconsin are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Electrical Engineers in Wisconsin is growing faster than average.
Electrical Engineers in Wisconsin earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Electrical Engineers Work in Wisconsin?
In Wisconsin, there were 3,920 people working as Electrical Engineers in the year 2018.
There were 3,780 Electrical Engineers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,430 Electrical Engineers working in it, which means Wisconsin has more Electrical Engineers than average.
Job Projections for Wisconsin
Jobs for Electrical Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 23.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.6%.
Wisconsin Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 430 annual job openings, and a total of 5,680 jobs for Wisconsin Electrical Engineers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 13,900 annual jobs and 204,500 total jobs in 2026.
What do Electrical Engineers Make in Wisconsin?
In 2018 wages for Electrical Engineers ranged from $56,740 to $121,890 with $82,680 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.28 to $58.6. The median hourly rate was $39.75.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $38.8 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.95.
The median salary in Wisconsin is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Wisconsin Metros for Electrical Engineers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Electrical Engineers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI||3,090||$97,400|
|Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI||1,640||$80,730|
|Green Bay, WI||250||$79,010|
|Eau Claire, WI||130||$79,600|
|Fond du Lac, WI||60||$85,500|
Top States for Electrical Engineers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Electrical Engineers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Electrical Engineers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$115,560|
Related Careers in WI
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||WI Employment Total|
|Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||560|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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