Riggers

4.5/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
77%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
12.1%
by 2030
WAGES
$50,850
or $24.45 hourly
VOLUME
21,700
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 77% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Manual Dexterity
Finger Dexterity
Key
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Riggers' job openings is expected to rise 12.1% by 2030
'Riggers' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Riggers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Riggers' was $50,850, or $24.45 hourly
'Riggers' are paid 21.2% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 21,700 people employed as Riggers.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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

SOC Code: 49-9096.00

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