Riggers

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Total Workforce

13.2k

Average Age

36.8

Estimated Job Growth

9.57%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$45,854

Average Male Salary

N/A

Average Female Salary

N/A

About

Riggers are most often employed by the Support activities for mining industry. The average yearly wage for Riggers was $45,854 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Riggers by wage are Other therapists, including exercise physiologists, Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers, and Food service managers.

Riggers are part of the Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers, Computer, automated teller, & office machine repairers, Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers, Avionics technicians, Electric motor, power tool, & related repairers, Electronic equipment installers & repairers, motor vehicles, Electronic home entertainment equipment installers & repairers, Security & fire alarm systems installers, Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility, Aircraft mechanics & service technicians, Automotive body & related repairers, Automotive glass installers & repairers, Automotive service technicians & mechanics, Bus & truck mechanics & diesel engine specialists, Heavy vehicle & mobile equipment service technicians & mechanics, Small engine mechanics, Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers, Control & valve installers & repairers, Heating, air conditioning, & refrigeration mechanics & installers, Home appliance repairers, Maintenance workers, machinery, Millwrights, Industrial & refractory machinery mechanics, Electrical powerline installers & repairers, Telecommunications line installers & repairers, Precision instrument & equipment repairers, Maintenance & repair workers, general, Coin, vending, & amusement machine servicers & repairers, Locksmiths & safe repairers, Riggers, Helpersinstallation, maintenance, & repair workers , and Miscellaneous installation, maintenance, & repair workers, including wind turbine service technicians

The top 3 locations that employ the most Riggers are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Riggers are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Riggers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Support activities for mining is the industry that employs the most Riggers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Riggers, by average wage, is Construction. Riggers are paid most in Bremerton & Port Orchard Cities PUMA, WA but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$45,854

AVERAGE SALARY

± $5,630

In 2017, Riggers earned an average of $45,854, $6,210 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers make somewhat more than Riggers while Other therapists, including exercise physiologists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Riggers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.264

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Riggers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.264, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Riggers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Riggers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Riggers, by number of employees, are Support activities for mining, Ship & boat building, and Other motor vehicle dealers.

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Industries by Share

13.2k

2017 Workforce

± 2,823

11.9%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 27.8%

The number of people employed as Riggers has been growing at a rate of 11.9%, from 11,809 people in 2016 to 13,220 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Riggers employed by various industries. Support activities for mining employs the largest share of Riggers at  37.5%, followed by Ship & boat building with 16.1% and Other motor vehicle dealers with 8.62%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Riggers in the US. The average age of male Riggers in the workforce is N/A and of female Riggers is N/A, and the most common race/ethnicity for Riggers is White.

Gender Composition

N/A

MALE WORKFORCE

± N/A

N/A

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± N/A

N/A% of Riggers are N/A, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Riggers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Riggers

  1. White

  2. Black

85% of Riggers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 15% of Riggers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Riggers.

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Age by Gender

N/A

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± N/A

N/A

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± N/A

The median age of Riggers is 36.8, and Male employees are generally N/A years N/A than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Riggers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Riggers is false but a relatively high number of Riggers hold a major in false.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Riggers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Riggers need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking, Judgment and Decision Making, and Operation and Control. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Riggers need more than the average amount of Installation, Equipment Selection, and Repairing.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Riggers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Riggers are expected to see a growth of 9.57% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

9.57%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Riggers. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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