Average Salary Per Year: $66,919
Do you take things apart and put them back together just to see how they work? Do you always have the right tool for the job? Maybe becoming a millwright is the right path for you. Millwrights work on construction sites and in factories assembling and disassembling machinery. This work can involve intricate technical repairs or heavy machining tools, depending on the project. Millwrights have to be able to understand manuals for many different types of machines as well as have a high level of problem solving skills.
*Average base salary from 2018 NCCER Craft Salary Survey.
Technical School, Community College, Registered Apprenticeship Program, and Industry Training Program
Good depth perception and manual dexterity. Millwrights also need to have good judgement and decision making skills.