Riggers are most often employed by the Support activities for mining industry. The average yearly wage for Riggers was $51,235 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Riggers by wage are Elementary & middle school teachers, Loan interviewers & clerks, and Heating, air conditioning, & refrigeration mechanics & installers.
Riggers are part of the Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers, Computer, automated teller, & office machine repairers, Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers, Avionics technicians, Electric motor, power tool, & related repairers, and 26 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Riggers are Bremerton & Port Orchard Cities PUMA, WA, Iberia, St. Mary & St. Martin Parishes PUMA, LA, and Hancock, Knox, Waldo & Lincoln Counties PUMA, ME. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Riggers are Bremerton & Port Orchard Cities PUMA, WA, Iberia, St. Mary & St. Martin Parishes PUMA, LA, and Portsmouth & Norfolk (Southwest) Cities PUMA, VA.