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.
Projections on wages and job growth for Riggers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Riggers are expected to see a growth of 8.7% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.