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.
How employable are riggers?
CareerExplorer 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.
What’s the supply of riggers?
The rigger industry is concentrated in Texas, Louisiana, Virginia
Rigger job market by state
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