Total Economic Impact
Altogether, the average annual added income due to the activities of UW-Stout and its former students equals $306.2 million.
The $306.2 million impact supported 4,609 regional jobs, using the jobs-to-sales ratios specific to each industry in the region. This means that one out of every 53 jobs in the UW-Stout Service Area is supported by the activities of UW-Stout and its students.
This is approximately 1.5% of the UW-Stout Service Area's economy (GRP). This contribution that the university provided on its own constitutes half of the entire Professional & Technical Services industry in the region.
The UW-Stout Service Area includes Polk, St. Croix, Pierce, Barron, Chippewa, Eau Claire, and Dunn Counties.