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Milwaukee Metro Area Pay Trends

Updated October 9, 2018

Located on Lake Michigan’s western shore at the confluence of the Menomonee, the Kinnickinnic, and the Milwaukee rivers. Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States. Known for its beer brewing traditions, Milwaukee is currently experiencing an enormous construction boom. Milwaukee is the home to the international headquarters of six Fortune 500 companies, including Northwestern Mutual, Rockwell Automation, and Harley-Davidson.

Wage Growth for Milwaukee Metro Area, Q3 2018


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