Profession skill levels fall into nine stages of increasing ability to learn and execute recipes: Apprentice, Journeyman, Expert, Artisan, Master (), Grand Master (), Illustrious Grand Master (), Zen Master (), Draenor Master (), and Legion Master ().
- Not counting racial or other bonuses, at a skill level of 275 you can learn the Master stage and gain up to a maximum of 375 points.
- You must be level 50 to become a Master of the Crafting professions. Master of the Gathering professions have a minimum level of 40.
- Up to , no skill or profession can go above 375 points (not including racial or other bonuses).