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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Millwrights Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,680
25th Percentile Wage
$40,880
50th Percentile Wage
$52,440
75th Percentile Wage
$65,940
90th Percentile Wage
$78,390

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 $78,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,680. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 139% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of millwrights from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,4402.00%5.59%
201551,3901.81%-
201450,4600.85%-
201350,0301.04%-
201249,510--

Table 2. Millwrights Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of millwrights in 11 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 utilities sector with an annual salary $68,200. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $36,540).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$68,200
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$67,190
Mining
$64,910
Manufacturing
$55,120
Transportation and Warehousing
$52,880
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$51,550
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$51,470
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$51,370
Construction
$50,940
Wholesale Trade
$46,630
Retail Trade
$36,540

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 $39,660 to $68,930. The highest paying state for millwrights is Michigan with a median annual salary of $68,930. The lowest paying state is Arkansas with a median annual salary of $39,660. For more salary information of millwrights profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Michigan
$68,930
New Jersey
$68,090
Wyoming
$66,940
Alaska
$65,490
Ohio
$64,690
New York
$63,340
Washington
$62,340
Utah
$61,630
Maryland
$60,400
California
$60,190
Massachusetts
$59,440
Connecticut
$59,000
Indiana
$57,060
Wisconsin
$56,080
Colorado
$54,550
Iowa
$53,950
Kansas
$53,810
Maine
$53,310
North Dakota
$53,210
Kentucky
$53,110
Illinois
$52,360
Pennsylvania
$52,220
Nevada
$51,590
Louisiana
$51,250
Mississippi
$50,790
New Hampshire
$50,780
Oregon
$50,080
Nebraska
$49,210
Virginia
$48,860
Missouri
$47,060
Vermont
$46,600
South Dakota
$46,320
Tennessee
$46,190
Minnesota
$46,160
West Virginia
$45,880
Georgia
$45,710
South Carolina
$45,660
Texas
$44,890
Montana
$44,870
Delaware
$44,860
North Carolina
$44,260
Arizona
$43,620
Florida
$43,290
Idaho
$43,190
Alabama
$42,250
Oklahoma
$41,590
Arkansas
$39,660



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