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Total Workforce
11,809
Average Age
39.9
Estimated Job Growth
9.8%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$46,906
Average Male Salary
$47,149
Average Female Salary
$22,237

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Riggers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Ship & boat building 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 Ship & boat building. Riggers are paid most in Northeast Nebraska PUMA, NE but are relatively concentrated in Bremerton & Port Orchard Cities PUMA, WA.

Wages

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Wage Distribution

Wage by Location

Spatial Concentration

Industries

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Industries by Share

Diversity

Demographic information on Riggers in the US. The average age of male Riggers in the workforce is 39.9 and of female Riggers is 40.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Riggers is White.

Gender Composition

Race & Ethnicity

Age by Gender

Education

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

Majors

Skills

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

Radar Distribution

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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 9.8% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.

Job Growth

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