Millwrights are below average when it comes to happiness.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, millwrights rate their career happiness 3.1 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 38% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy millwrights are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
Aviation inspector
3.5
$76k
Rigger
3.3
$51k
Wind turbine services technician
3.2
$53k
Extraction worker
3.2
$37k
Radio mechanic
3.1
$55k
Millwright
3.1
$56k
Avionics technician
3.0
$54k
Auto body repairer
3.0
$40k
Power plant operator
3.0
$82k
Automotive service technician
3.0
$40k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

  • Salary: Are millwrights happy with their salary?
  • Meaning: Do millwrights find their jobs meaningful?
  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as millwrights?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are millwright’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are millwrights making the best use of their abilities?

Are millwrights happy with their salary?