Riggers

Top 3 Rigger Jobs

  • Rigger - Bishop Lifting Products Inc - Kilgore, TX

    The Rigger will fabricate and repair material while upholding the safety values and standards that Bishop Lifting is known for. The Rigger will assist in the creation of quality slings and other ...

  • Industrial Iron Worker / Bull Rigger - Force Solutions, Inc. - Elko, NV

    As an Industrial Iron Worker / Bull Rigger at our company, you will be responsible for the safe and efficient rigging , moving, and hoisting of piping and materials in congested work areas. This role ...

  • Marine Rigger - Boater's World Marine Centers - Grand Prairie, TX

    The Marine Rigger , sometimes called a Marine and Electronics installer, routinely installs marine outboard engines on customer and dealership boats, as well as completing basic preventative ...

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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.


Rigger Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 21,300
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $48,130

Job Outlook for Riggers

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 2,600
  • Growth rate: 12 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: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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