Career Attributes

  • $47,817
  • 20,900
  • 3.2
  • 9.6%
  • High school diploma
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Rigger Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 20,900 Riggers in the United States. The Rigger job market is expected to grow by 9.6% between 2016 and 2026.

Rigger Employability Rating

D Sokanu rates Riggers with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 8,700 Riggers. That number is based on 2,000 additional Riggers, and the retirement of 6,700 existing Riggers.

Supply of Riggers

The Rigger industry is concentrated in Texas, Louisiana, and Virginia.

Rigger Job Market by State

State name Employed Riggers
Texas 4,200
Louisiana 4,000
Virginia 1,280
Washington 900
Florida 780
Massachusetts 550
Illinois 480
North Carolina 480
Pennsylvania 450
Oklahoma 400
Indiana 380
South Carolina 320
Maryland 320
Nevada 290
Maine 280
Kentucky 280
Ohio 270
Michigan 260
Hawaii 250
Minnesota 230
Georgia 230
Connecticut 210
Arkansas 210
New York 190
Alabama 180
Oregon 180
Wisconsin 180
Mississippi 170
Tennessee 170
New Jersey 150
Utah 140
Missouri 110
Nebraska 110
Colorado 100
North Dakota 100
Rhode Island 90
Iowa 70
New Hampshire 60
Arizona 60
West Virginia 60
Wyoming 50
New Mexico 50
Alaska 40
Kansas 40

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Career Attributes

  • $47,817
  • 20,900
  • 3.2
  • 9.6%
  • High school diploma
  • Visual And Performing Arts
More Attributes