BizTracker: March 2019

BizTracker

Wisconsin’s unemployment rate dipped to

2.9%

in February.


Milwaukee’s average physician compensation is

$395,363,

the highest among the 50 largest metro areas.


Amtrak’s Hiawatha service between Milwaukee and Chicago served more than

858,000

passengers in 2018, a 3.6% increase over 2017 and a new record for the line.


The Milwaukee-area manufacturing index was

50.05

in March, down from 55.09 in February. Any reading greater than 50 indicates growth.


Total cargo tonnage shipped through Port Milwaukee in 2018 was about

2.39 million,

down about 7% from about 2.57 million in 2017.

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