Riggers

Top 3 Rigger Jobs

  • Master Parachute Rigger - D2 Government Solutions - Tucson, AZ

    D2 Government Solutions (D2GS) has an opening for a Master Rigger at our site location at Davis Monthan AFB. Responsibilities * Perform Military drop zone control officer (DZCO) duties as needed ...

  • Rigger - Encore VFX - Los Angeles, CA

    Position Summary Encore VFX is currently in search of a Rigger with a focus in animation and character technology to join the Rigging team. Working on a variety of issues, such as mechanical systems ...

  • Crane Rigger - Rossco Crane and Rigging - Minot, ND

    Crane Rigger Assembles rigging to safely lift and move equipment or material in oil field, manufacturing plant, or on construction project: Selects cables, ropes, pulleys, winches, blocks, and ...

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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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