Career Profiles and Employment Projections
- Riggers: Career, Salary and Education Information
Top 3 rigger Jobs
Junior Technical Animator/Rigger - Raven
- Raven Software
- Middleton, WI
This is an excellent opportunity to work and be part of
Rigger - Entry Level Production
- Nucor Corporation
- Chemung, NY
We are looking for candidates who are willing to work rotating shifts which would require working both day and/or night shifts in a drug free
- Portsmouth, VA
Set up and brace hoisting equipment using hand tools or power wrenches.
• Use machinery to move construction materials, earth
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What Riggers Do
Set up or repair rigging for construction projects, manufacturing plants, logging yards, ships and shipyards, or for the entertainment industry.
- 2014 employment: 20,800
- May 2015 median annual wage: $43,220
Job Outlook for Riggers
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: 1,800
- Growth rate: 9 percent (Faster than average)
How to Become a Rigger
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training
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*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. Used by permission.