Roofer Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 146,200 Roofers in the United States. The Roofer job market is expected to grow by 11.1% between 2016 and 2026.

Roofer Employability Rating

B- Sokanu rates Roofers with a B- employability rating, meaning this career should provide good employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 23,000 Roofers. That number is based on 16,200 additional Roofers, and the retirement of 6,800 existing Roofers.

Supply of Roofers

The Roofer industry is concentrated in Florida, California, and Texas.

Roofer Job Market by State

State name Employed Roofers
Florida 17,860
California 16,720
Texas 7,910
Illinois 4,730
New York 4,460
Ohio 4,370
Washington 4,300
Pennsylvania 3,840
Arizona 3,400
Colorado 3,250
Michigan 3,240
Oregon 3,010
Indiana 2,800
Georgia 2,680
Virginia 2,500
Wisconsin 2,450
North Carolina 2,430
Minnesota 2,210
Utah 2,170
Missouri 2,110
Massachusetts 1,800
Nevada 1,730
Tennessee 1,680
New Jersey 1,570
South Carolina 1,540
Maryland 1,300
New Mexico 1,300
Iowa 1,180
Kentucky 1,160
Oklahoma 970
Hawaii 960
Nebraska 930
Idaho 920
Alabama 900
Kansas 820
Arkansas 720
Louisiana 630
Connecticut 620
Mississippi 510
South Dakota 450
Montana 430
West Virginia 400
Wyoming 360
Maine 350
Puerto Rico 340
Vermont 320
North Dakota 270
New Hampshire 240
Alaska 210
Delaware 180

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