Roofers

4.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
32%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
1.4%
by 2031
WAGES
$47,110
or $22.65 hourly
VOLUME
129,890
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 32% (Start worrying)

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

The number of 'Roofers' job openings is expected to rise 1.4% by 2031
'Roofers' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

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

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Roofers' was $47,110, or $22.65 hourly
'Roofers' are paid 3.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as roofers?

As of 2021 there were 129,890 people employed as Roofers within the United States.
This represents around 0.09% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Roofers.

Job description

Cover roofs of structures with shingles, slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, or related materials. May spray roofs, sidings, and walls with material to bind, seal, insulate, or soundproof sections of structures.

SOC Code: 47-2181.00

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