Salary for Millwrights

Also known as:  Construction Millwright, Machine Erector, Machinery Dismantler, Maintenance Millwright, Manufacturing Millwright

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Millwrights move, install or dismantle large machines or other equipment according to blue prints or drawings. This job can sometimes be dangerous as workers are asked to operate heavy machinery by definition of the job. To become a machinery maintenance worker, vocational training is usually needed. Once hired, one or two years of job training is necessary before formal work can begin.

A Millwright can earn average salaries in a range of $36,450 to $83,690 based on levels of tenure. will most likely receive an average wage of fifty-nine thousand and eigthy dollars on a yearly basis.

are compensated at the highest average salary in New Mexico, where they can earn a compensation of close to $82,340. They can get the best pay in Utilities, where they earn average pay levels of $87,510.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 31.16 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Millwrights tend to make the most in the following industries:

Utilities
$87,510
Public Administration
$71,960
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$67,760
Transportation and Warehousing
$61,960
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$61,140
Construction
$60,000

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
$36,680
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$53,240
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$54,800
Wholesale Trade
$55,600
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$56,640
Manufacturing
$59,000