There are currently an estimated 39,500 millwrights in the United States. The millwright job market is expected to grow by 9.9% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are millwrights?

CareerExplorer rates millwrights with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 9,600 millwrights. That number is based on 3,900 additional millwrights, and the retirement of 5,700 existing millwrights.

What’s the supply of millwrights?

The millwright industry is concentrated in Texas, Michigan, Ohio

Millwright job market by state

State Name Employed Millwrights
Texas 3,790
Michigan 2,830
Ohio 2,800
California 2,500
Indiana 2,310
Pennsylvania 1,850
Georgia 1,750
Washington 1,430
Louisiana 1,300
South Carolina 1,150
Mississippi 1,140
Tennessee 1,090
Iowa 1,050
Alabama 1,030
Kentucky 950
Wisconsin 950
North Carolina 930
Minnesota 910
New York 790
Florida 740
Virginia 710
Oregon 670
Missouri 440
Arkansas 420
Kansas 420
Massachusetts 390
Colorado 370
Maine 370
Connecticut 340
Idaho 330
Oklahoma 280
Arizona 280
Nebraska 260
West Virginia 250
Nevada 250
Alaska 230
Maryland 230
Montana 210
New Hampshire 180
North Dakota 150
Utah 150
South Dakota 120
New Mexico 110
Vermont 100
Delaware 80
Hawaii 30