Average Hourly Rate for City of Milwaukee Employees

Operating out of Milwaukee, Wisc., local government sector company City of Milwaukee employs talent in positions ranging from Police Officer to Machinist. Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $40.00), people who work for City of Milwaukee earn a median wage 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 role at the company factors into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: City of Milwaukee
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Years Experience
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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10-19 years
$20.75 - $25.42  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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About This Company

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 

Local Government

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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to $26.00. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home approximately $27.68 per hour.


Police Officers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $29.25; Machinists come in second with typical earnings amounting to $25.77.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; City of Milwaukee awards about $24.22 to these degree-holders.


Employees who count Customer Service among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $27.13. One of the more prevalent skills at City of Milwaukee is Machine Operation, with nearly one in four considering it a key competency.


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

A fair portion of workers report receiving paid sick leave, but only 43 percent are paid for vacation days. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a company pension plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all employees, and almost all workers report receiving dental coverage as well. City of Milwaukee also dishes out privileges such as a defined benefit retirement plan, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for City of Milwaukee


30 %
70 %
Hourly Rate
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Hourly Rate
$21 - $28
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

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