BizTracker: March 2019


Wisconsin’s unemployment rate dipped to


in February.

Milwaukee’s average physician compensation is


the highest among the 50 largest metro areas.

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


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

The Milwaukee-area manufacturing index was


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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