Rigger earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Rigger salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Oregon $98,860
Massachusetts $78,400
Alaska $75,040
New Jersey $69,390
Hawaii $67,640
Washington $63,590
District of Columbia $62,470
Connecticut $61,630
Rhode Island $61,630
California $61,370
New York $60,860
New Mexico $60,100
South Dakota $59,430
Michigan $59,400
Mississippi $59,380
Maine $58,780
Ohio $57,460
Virginia $56,200
Montana $53,500
Nevada $53,230
North Dakota $51,570
Iowa $49,040
Maryland $48,900
Minnesota $48,660
Pennsylvania $48,390
Indiana $48,040
Utah $48,040
North Carolina $47,860
Wisconsin $47,690
New Hampshire $47,590
Nebraska $47,480
Arizona $47,290
Texas $47,200
Colorado $47,120
Florida $47,120
Kentucky $46,980
Georgia $43,580
Illinois $42,860
Missouri $41,190
Tennessee $40,370
Wyoming $40,120
South Carolina $39,600
Idaho $39,480
Oklahoma $37,830
Alabama $37,650
Kansas $37,120
Louisiana $36,750
Arkansas $36,560
Puerto Rico $33,410
West Virginia $30,290

How do rigger salaries compare to similar careers?

Riggers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than pump operators but more than welders.

Career Median Salary
Pump operator salary $50K
Faller salary $48K
Logging worker salary $48K
Water treatment plant operator salary $48K
Derrick operator salary $47K
Rigger salary $48K
Glazier salary $47K
Auto body repairer salary $47K
Machinist salary $48K
Welder salary $47K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)