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Electrical Engineers in Wisconsin

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23.5% Jobs Projection
$82,680 Median Salary
430 Job Openings

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?

3,920 people worked as Electrical Engineers in 2018 in this state.

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 is projecting 430 annual Electrical Engineers job openings in Wisconsin, and 5,680 total jobs in the year 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.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $38.8 an hour in 2017.

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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,960 $93,330
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,090 $97,400
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1,640 $80,730
Madison, WI 490 $91,800
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 340 $84,610
Green Bay, WI 250 $79,010
Appleton, WI 180 $82,320
Eau Claire, WI 130 $79,600
Sheboygan, WI 90 $85,520
Wausau, WI 80 $75,190
Racine, WI 60 $72,100
Fond du Lac, WI 60 $85,500

Top States for Electrical Engineers Employment

View the list below to see where most Electrical Engineers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 26,570 $110,190
Texas 14,680 $99,670
New York 10,500 $99,410
Michigan 9,190 $88,930
Pennsylvania 8,870 $91,710
Massachusetts 7,520 $113,270
Virginia 6,880 $104,310
Ohio 6,760 $83,790
Florida 5,940 $90,660
Washington 5,650 $111,730
North Carolina 5,090 $91,680
Illinois 4,860 $92,570
Arizona 4,840 $102,790
Maryland 4,760 $105,680
Alabama 4,540 $94,320
Georgia 4,330 $84,740
Wisconsin 3,920 $82,680
Minnesota 3,910 $95,380
Missouri 3,680 $91,960
New Jersey 3,590 $108,470

Below are the states where Electrical Engineers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $115,560
Massachusetts $113,270
New Mexico $111,910
Washington $111,730
Alaska $111,100
California $110,190
New Jersey $108,470
Maryland $105,680
Delaware $105,430
Rhode Island $105,400

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