Trades. Millwrights.


Millwrights work in teams to install, maintain, diagnose and repair industrial machines; some that are worth millions of dollars. This includes precision work in nuclear power plants. Millwrights are skilled construction mechanics who study and interpret blueprints, then drill, weld, bolt and do whatever is required to keep the industry working in perfect order.


+363.17% Higher than minimum wage!
Benefits do not come out of your check.

$62.97/hr total

Benefits are above & beyond hourly wage!
Featuring premium health insurance.


Entry Level Salary


Average Salary


Experienced Salary


Increased Job Outlook (2016-2026)

Skills Needed

  • Math
  • spatial and mechanical ability
  • hand/eye coordination
  • physical stamina
  • fast-paced thinking and reacting
  • problem solving
  • comfortable with heights
  • blueprint reading
  • detail-oriented

Relevant Classes

  • Algebra
  • basic arithmetic
  • general math
  • geometry
  • science
  • technology
  • mechanical drawing
  • English/communication
  • shop classes

Education & Training

  • 4-year apprentice program
  • 5,600 hours of on-the-job training
  • 640 classroom hours
  • Choice of $50/day stipend or collect unemployment

Work Conditions

  • Both indoor and outdoor
  • nearly every facility and building type
  • varying weather
  • physically demanding
  • new and existing construction
  • working from heights

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