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MCC Millwright Program

Millwright Job Outlook

MCC Campus(es): Business & Technology
Program Coordinator: Lou Tobin, 816.604.5217

Job Preparation:
Student Employment Services
Career Central - job bank

The demand for qualified and knowledgeable millwrights is always high, and a millwright's mix of knowledge and skills enhances job security.

Base salary and job outlook

  • Median wages (national): $23.03/ $47,910
  • Median wages (Missouri): $21.25/ $44,200
  • Projected job growth (national - 2012-2022): 15% to 21%
  • Projected job openings (national - 2012-2022): 152,500 additional employees

Job titles

  • Millwright
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Rigger

Where you can work

  • Manufacturing plants
  • Manufacturing plants
  • Power plants and satellite facilities
  • Large public or private facilities
  • Automotive industry
  • Chemical production plants
  • Food processing plants
  • Any level of government
  • Self-employed

Additional career information