The average hourly pay for a Millwright with Industrial Hydraulics skills is $24.41.
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$1,007 - $24,832
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$40,124 - $88,011
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Job Description for Millwright
Millwrights are responsible for installing and maintaining machinery which is used in multiple industries. This job requires carrying out heavy construction work, so the ability to perform physical labor, such as carrying heavy items and operating hand and power tools, is essential. Some jobs also involve working in confined areas, so some bending, squatting, and stooping may also be necessary. Millwrights analyze and interpret layout plans, drawings, and blueprints in order to install equipmen…Read more
- Dismantle machines.
- Construct foundation for machines.
- Move machinery and equipment.
- Assemble and install equipment such as shafting, conveyors and tram rails.
- Read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
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Popular Skills for Millwright
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Plant Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Arc Welding, Troubleshooting, Welding and Maintenance.
Pay by Experience Level for Millwright
An early career Millwright with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.83 based on 68 salaries. A mid-career Millwright with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.61 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Millwright with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.45 based on 100 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Millwright in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 30.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (18.3% more) and Portland, Oregon (16.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Eugene, Oregon (16.2% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (7.9% less).
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