Top 3 Rigger Jobs

  • Flat Rigger - Swing Shift - Quanex Homeshield LLC - Chehalis, WA

    The Flat Rigger is responsible for working cooperatively with team members to cut and assemble window screen frames to changing specifications, using a computer-driven measuring device. This ...

  • Advanced Rigger - Bengal Transportation Services LLC - Geismar, LA

    The Rigger "A" properly fastens loads to prepare them for moving, using hand and power tools in order to meet industry & company regulated rules, policies and procedures. The Rigger "A" attaches ...

  • Rigger - Bishop Lifting Products Inc - Sedro-Woolley, WA

    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 ...

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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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