What kind of jobs are there in Milwaukee, WI?
Milwaukee is a national leader in precision manufacturing. Several of Milwaukee's Fortune 500 companies are manufacturers, including Harley-Davidson, Johnson Controls and Rockwell Automation. The metro area is also seeing job growth in health care due to the region's multihospital systems.
The unemployment rate has been steadily dropping in the Milwaukee metro area, coming in below the national average. However, many post-graduates have looked to bigger urban areas for employment. College graduates' departures have resulted in a less educated populace. Less than a third of the population over 25 years old has a bachelor's degree or higher despite the many colleges and universities that bring people into Milwaukee.
Job Market Index
Index Score: 7.2 /10
Milwaukee has a healthier job market than similarly sized metro areas.
Average Annual Salary
Unemployment Rate 2018
0.8% lower than national average