Millwrights


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Northeast, Career Cluster
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Millwrights

Millwrights - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Employment of millwrights is concentrated in the heavily industrialized areas of the country.

Major employers:

  • Building equipment contractors
  • Building construction companies
  • Pulp and paper mills
  • Motor vehicle manufacturers

Outlook

Demand for this occupation will be faster than average. Increased automation will mean more machines need to be installed, repaired, and disassembled. 

Many job openings will occur to replace workers who retire or leave this occupation. Job prospects are best for those with a broad range of skills as well as apprenticeship or other formal education.

Millwrights (CIS 100380)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
1,252
Small
&
11.7%
5.8%
>>>>
132
Few
  Champaign Area
24
Small
&
16.7%
7.0%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
41
Small
&
22.0%
5.0%
>>>>
5
Few
  Cook County
435
Small
&
14.3%
5.6%
>>>>
47
Few
  Decatur Area
14
Very small
&
14.3%
7.0%
>>>>
1
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
76
Small
&
17.1%
9.7%
>>>>
9
Few
  Du Page County
123
Small
&
6.5%
5.4%
>>>>
12
Few
  Edwardsville Area
62
Medium
&
-41.9%
5.1%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
7
Very small
&
28.6%
7.0%
>>>>
0
None
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
19
Very small
&
21.1%
5.2%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Lake County
56
Small
&
16.1%
8.6%
>>>>
6
Very few
  McHenry County
29
Small
&
17.2%
6.8%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
21
Small
&
38.1%
6.8%
>>>>
3
Few
  Northwest Illinois Area
29
Small
&
17.2%
3.6%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
60
Small
&
21.7%
7.3%
>>>>
7
Few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
22
Small
&
13.6%
4.3%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Rock Island-Moline Area
22
Small
&
9.1%
5.7%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Rockford Area
77
Medium
&
13.0%
7.6%
>>>>
9
Moderate
  Shawnee National Forest Area
12
Very small
&
8.3%
2.4%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Springfield Area
17
Very small
&
11.8%
4.7%
>>>>
2
Very few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
36
Small
&
5.6%
6.4%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Vermilion County
9
Very small
&
22.2%
4.9%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Will County
53
Small
&
15.1%
9.1%
>>>>
6
Few
United States
48,700
Small
&
7.0%
3.7%
>>>>
4,300
Few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.