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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Riggers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Ship & boat building is the industry that employs the most Riggers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Riggers, by average wage, is Ship & boat building. Riggers are paid most in Northeast Nebraska PUMA, NE but are relatively concentrated in Bremerton & Port Orchard Cities PUMA, WA.


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Demographic information on Riggers in the US. The average age of male Riggers in the workforce is 39.9 and of female Riggers is 40.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Riggers is White.

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Data on higher education choices for Riggers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Riggers is Communication Technologies but a relatively high number of Riggers hold a major in Communication Technologies.



Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Riggers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Riggers need many skills, but most especially Judgment and Decision Making, Critical Thinking, and Coordination. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Riggers need more than the average amount of Installation, Equipment Selection, and Repairing.

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Projections on wages and job growth for Riggers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Riggers are expected to see a growth of 9.8% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.

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