Milwaukee, WI (population: 606,508) has five environmental engineering schools within its city limits. Marquette University, the highest ranked school in the city with an environmental engineering program, has a total student population of 11,689. It is the 111th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Wisconsin (#1 is University of Wisconsin-Madison). To learn more about environmental engineering programs in Milwaukee, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of environmental engineering professors at Marquette University such as John Borg, Tony Bowman, Guy Campbell, Vikram Cariapa, Kevin Craig, and Steven Deibele.
Environmental Engineering students from Milwaukee schools who go on to become environmental engineers, environmental scientists, environmental specialists, environmental protection specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 50,610 people working as environmental engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,750. Also, Environmental scientists and specialists, including health make on average $67,360 per year and there are about 83,530 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area alone, there are 250 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $56,850. Environmental engineers in this area earn $74,690/yr and there are 370 employed.
Milwaukee lies in Milwaukee county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area has 817,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $21.19/hr average worker wage, and a $44,080 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.456 out of every 1000 jobs in Milwaukee are held by environmental engineers, and 0.301/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
Of the 5 environmental engineering schools in Milwaukee, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Milwaukee School of Engineering comes out as the most expensive ($25,200/yr) for environmental engineering students, with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as the lowest, reported at only $10,693/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Milwaukee|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||4.6 miles|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||54.7 miles|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||60.3 miles|
|Arlington Heights||IL||73,268||1||24.4091||3||67.1 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||68.4 miles|
|Mount Prospect||IL||52,994||2||36.9644||21||68.5 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||69.7 miles|
|Des Plaines||IL||57,512||1||11.0092||69||71.3 miles|
|Hanover Park||IL||-||1||22.3828||2||73.9 miles|