Riggers set up or repair rigging for construction projects, manufacturing plants, logging yards, ships and shipyards, or for the entertainment industry.
Set up or repair rigging for construction projects, manufacturing plants, logging yards, ships and shipyards, or for the entertainment industry.
For the Rural Capital Area
Over the next five years, an average of 9 openings per year are projected for Riggers.
Employment for Riggers is forecasted to increase on par with the regional average by 15.7% between 2022 and 2027.
An average worker in this occupation is paid $21.88/hour. Entry level workers are paid $15.98, while experienced workers are paid $24.83. The median wage is comparable to average regional wages across occupations.
Local Employment Opportunities
There are 62 Riggers in the RCA region. By 2027 this number could reach 72.
Top 5 Employing Industries, Locally
The top industries employing Riggers are Other Specialty Trade Contractors, Utility System Construction, and Support Activities for Mining.
The top most significant knowledge categories for Riggers include Mechanical, Building and Construction, and Customer and Personal Service.
Educational Attainment Patterns
The most common level of education for Riggers is HS diploma or less. 16% of people employed in these roles have some form of college degree.