• Millwrights
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 49,640
    $34,410 range bar $65,280
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Fast Growing
  • Millwrights install, take apart, repair, reassemble, and move machinery in factories, power plants, and construction sites.

What do they typically do

  • Adjust and calibrate equipment and machinery to best specifications
  • Read technical manuals to understand equipment and controls
  • Move machinery and equipment using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks
  • Perform tests and run initial batches to make sure that the machine is running smoothly
  • Level bedplate and establish centerline, using straightedge, levels, and transit
  • Repair or replace broken or malfunctioning components
  • Lay out mounting holes, using measuring instruments, and drill holes with power drill
  • Take apart machinery and equipment when there is a problem

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.1%
Job Opening 106

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Education & Training

  • Education

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    • NA

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