Millwrights

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Total Workforce

42.2k

Average Age

44.4

Average Salary

$65,141

Average Male Salary

$65,683

Average Female Salary

$48,814

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Millwrights and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Millwrights, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Millwrights, by average wage, is Metal ore mining. Millwrights are paid most in Grant, Miami & Wabash Counties PUMA, IN but are relatively concentrated in Hibbing & Cloquet Cities PUMA, MN.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$65,141

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,614

In 2018, Millwrights earned an average of $65,141, $11,253 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Social & community service managers make somewhat more than Millwrights while Procurement clerks make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Millwrights as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.251

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Millwrights had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.251, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Millwrights (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Millwrights.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Millwrights

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Millwrights.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Millwrights, by number of employees, are Construction, Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing, and Sawmills & wood preservation.

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Industries by Share

42.2k

2018 Workforce

± 5,041

9.05%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 15.8%

The number of people employed as Millwrights has been growing at a rate of 9.05%, from 38,670 people in 2017 to 42,171 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Millwrights employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Millwrights at  22.8%, followed by Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing with 7.07% and Sawmills & wood preservation with 6.9%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Millwrights in the US. The average age of male Millwrights in the workforce is 44.5 and of female Millwrights is 42.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Millwrights is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

40.8k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 4,959

1.36k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 904

96.8% of Millwrights are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Millwrights.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Millwrights

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)

  3. White (Hispanic)

81.9% of Millwrights are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 7.53% of Millwrights, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Millwrights.

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Age by Gender

44.5

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.6

42.9

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 9.88

The median age of Millwrights is 44.4, and Male employees are generally 1.56 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Millwrights from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Millwrights is Business but a relatively high number of Millwrights hold a major in Engineering.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Millwrights from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Millwrights need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Equipment Maintenance, and Repairing. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Millwrights need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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