Millwrights

Install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, or other drawings.

Millwrights

About this Career Path

Install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, or other drawings.

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Environment

Workers in this occupation must follow safety precautions and use protective equipment, such as hardhats, safety glasses, and hearing protectors. Most work full time in factories, refineries, food-processing facilities, or power plants, or at construction sites. However, they may be on call and work night or weekend shifts. Overtime is common.

Salary Breakdown

Millwrights

$59,080

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$36,450

ENTRY LEVEL

$57,260

MID LEVEL

$83,690

EXPERT LEVEL

Current Available & Projected Jobs

Millwrights

611

Current Available Jobs

48,700

Projected job openings through 2030

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Top Expected Tasks

Millwrights

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Millwrights

K

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

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KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

K

KNOWLEDGE

Design

K

KNOWLEDGE

Building and Construction

K

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

S

SKILL

Operations Monitoring

S

SKILL

Equipment Maintenance

S

SKILL

Installation

S

SKILL

Critical Thinking

S

SKILL

Repairing

A

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity

A

ABILITY

Control Precision

A

ABILITY

Finger Dexterity

A

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

A

ABILITY

Multilimb Coordination

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