Millwrights Salary Information

The salary statistics of millwrights are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of millwrights within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The millwrights annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Millwrights Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,350
25th Percentile Wage
$41,670
50th Percentile Wage
$53,980
75th Percentile Wage
$67,820
90th Percentile Wage
$80,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for millwrights. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) millwrights is $80,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,350. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 140% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of millwrights from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,980
2.85% 8.28%
2016
$52,440
2.00% -
2015
$51,390
1.81% -
2014
$50,460
0.85% -
2013
$50,030
1.04% -
2012
$49,510
- -

Table 2. Millwrights Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of millwrights in 14 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for millwrights occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $63,950. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $36,630).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$63,950
Utilities
$63,770
Mining
$62,940
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$58,760
Transportation and Warehousing
$58,140
Federal, State, and Local Government
$57,770
Manufacturing
$56,710
Educational Services
$56,660
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$54,200
Construction
$52,410
Wholesale Trade
$51,960
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$49,710
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$38,440
Retail Trade
$36,630

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Millwrights by States

From the above tables we note that not only millwrights salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of millwrights in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $39,040 to $70,740. The highest paying state for millwrights is New Mexico with a median annual salary of $70,740. The lowest paying state is Arkansas with a median annual salary of $39,040. For more salary information of millwrights profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New Mexico
$70,740
New Jersey
$70,660
Michigan
$68,890
Wyoming
$66,940
Missouri
$66,480
California
$64,450
Alaska
$64,300
Illinois
$64,290
New York
$63,930
Wisconsin
$62,580
Ohio
$61,290
Nevada
$59,090
Washington
$59,000
Maryland
$58,870
Oregon
$58,570
Utah
$58,460
Massachusetts
$58,310
Connecticut
$56,430
Kentucky
$55,520
Delaware
$55,460
Louisiana
$54,130
Iowa
$53,940
South Dakota
$53,410
Nebraska
$53,160
Indiana
$53,090
New Hampshire
$52,560
Maine
$52,360
Pennsylvania
$52,010
Colorado
$51,600
North Dakota
$50,910
Tennessee
$50,050
Virginia
$49,530
Kansas
$49,240
Oklahoma
$48,820
West Virginia
$48,580
Texas
$48,500
Mississippi
$47,760
South Carolina
$47,360
Arizona
$47,280
Idaho
$47,150
Alabama
$47,020
Minnesota
$47,010
Vermont
$46,820
North Carolina
$46,720
Georgia
$45,070
Montana
$43,940
Rhode Island
$43,920
Florida
$42,010
Arkansas
$39,040



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