How much does a Rigger make in California?

Average Rigger Yearly Salary in California

Riggers earn an average yearly salary of $59,510. Salaries typically start from $37,250 and go up to $86,990.

Average Rigger Hourly Wage in California

Riggers earn an average hourly wage of $28.61. Hourly wages typically start from $17.91 and go up to $41.82.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

71%
Full-Time
29%
Part-Time

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Rigger demographics

Salary Satisfaction

3.4
SCORE
71
RATINGS
Riggers average a score of 3.4 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Riggers in the 83th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Rigger Earnings by Seniority

Top End Rigger Earnings

The highest earning Riggers in California earn:

$41.82
an hour
$86,990
per year
Senior Rigger Earnings

Senior Riggers in California earn:

$32.08
an hour
$66,730
per year
Experienced Rigger Earnings

Experienced Riggers in California earn:

$27.56
an hour
$57,320
per year
Junior Rigger Earnings

Junior Riggers in California earn:

$24.06
an hour
$50,050
per year
Starting Rigger Earnings

Starting Riggers in California earn:

$17.91
an hour
$37,250
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Rigger Salary Comparison

Riggers earn more than 68% percent of similar careers in California.

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Hydroelectric Plant Technician Salary $67k
Mining Machine Operator Salary $61k
Millwright Salary $61k
Avionics Technician Salary $60k
Rigger Salary $59k
Derrick Operator Salary $59k
Sheet Metal Worker Salary $59k
Glazier Salary $58k
Wellhead Pumper Salary $58k
Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)