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Average Hourly Rate for City of Milwaukee Employees

Based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, local government industry player City of Milwaukee offers many employment opportunities, including Police Officer and Machinist positions. Excluding overtime pay (which brings in $40.00), people who work for City of Milwaukee earn an approximate salary of $24.70 per hour. At City of Milwaukee, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your job title factors into the equation as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Employer: City of Milwaukee
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Years of Experience

For those with at least five years experience, pay generally amounts to about $26.00. A typical employee has 10-19 years of experience and earns $27.68 per hour.


Bringing in the most money are Police Officers — their earnings average around $29.25. Machinists are a close second at approximately $25.77.

Certifications and Degrees

The best paid folks at City of Milwaukee have a Bachelor's Degree, earning $24.22 per hour.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Customer Service; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $27.13. Machine Operation also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; approximately one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work.


At City of Milwaukee, there are significantly more males than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits include paid time off, but City of Milwaukee hands out more sick days than vacation days; a fair portion of workers report receiving the former, but only 43 percent report receiving the latter. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a company pension plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. For the vast majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and almost all employees get dental coverage, too. Perks also include a defined benefit retirement plan, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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