Riggers

General Information

Description

Set up or repair rigging for construction projects, manufacturing plants, logging yards, ships and shipyards, or for the entertainment industry.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit78.53%
  2. Federal government12.18%
  3. Self-employed7.31%
  4. Private, not for profit1.99%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$50,850

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$68,630
$30,910
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 62%
  • Less than high school 21%
  • Post-secondary certificate 15%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Building and Construction
  • Mechanical
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Design
  • Education and Training

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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