Millwrights

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
19%
risk level
POLLING
28%
Based on 56 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
5.2%
by year 2032
WAGES
$60,930
or $29.29 per hour
Volume
40,930
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.5/10

Want this summary on your site? Embed code:

Automation risk

19% (Minimal Risk)

Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some very important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Finger Dexterity

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Negotiation

  • Persuasion

  • Social Perceptiveness

User poll

28% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 19% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Millwrights will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Sentiment

The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)

Growth

Moderate growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Millwrights' job openings is expected to rise 5.2% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Moderately paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Millwrights' was $60,930, or $29 per hour

'Millwrights' were paid 31.6% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 40,930 people employed as 'Millwrights' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as 'Millwrights'.

Job description

Install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, or other drawings.

SOC Code: 49-9044.00

Resources

If you're thinking of starting a new career, or looking to change jobs, we've created a handy job search tool which might just help you land that perfect new role.

Search jobs in your local area

Comments

Rotten Skeletor (No chance) says
There are already millwirights installing and repairing robots that replace welders for example.
Sep 15, 2019 at 04:22 PM
Terry (Low) says
Variety of field repairs on equipment would make it impossible.
Aug 30, 2019 at 05:21 PM
Grant (No chance) says
Millwrights will be installing/ maintaining the robots that replace jobs
Apr 17, 2019 at 10:27 AM

Leave a reply about this occupation

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

People also viewed

Lawyers
Computer Programmers
Mechanical Engineers
Graphic Designers
Accountants and Auditors