Training Requirements for Millwrights

Millwrights need a high school diploma or equivalent and apprenticeship.

Degrees for Millwrights
Percent
Less than High School 10.1
High School 44.3
Some College 31.5
Associates Degree 10.5
Bachelors Degree 3.1
Masters Degree 0.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment Outlook for Millwrights

This represents about 40,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 6,000 more millwrights but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 14,000 more.

Typical Income for Millwrights

Hourly Income

On average,millwrights make $25.94 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Millwrights $15.71 $19.65 $25.21 $31.70 $37.69
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $11.63 $15.37 $20.89 $28.24 $36.11
Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $11.36 $14.82 $19.68 $26.61 $33.88
Industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers $15.11 $18.60 $23.60 $29.39 $36.16
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, millwrights make $53,950 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Millwrights $32,680 $40,880 $52,440 $65,940 $78,390
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $24,180 $31,970 $43,440 $58,740 $75,110
Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $23,630 $30,820 $40,930 $55,350 $70,480
Industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers $31,440 $38,690 $49,080 $61,130 $75,210
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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