Career Attributes

  • $49,424
  • 20,900
  • 3.2
  • 9.6%
  • High school diploma
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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How much does a Rigger make in the United States?

Average Rigger Yearly Salary in the United States

Riggers earn an average yearly salary of $49,425. Salaries typically start from $28,239 and go up to $76,049.

Average Rigger Hourly Wage in the United States

Riggers earn an average hourly wage of $23.76. Hourly wages typically start from $13.58 and go up to $36.56.

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

69%
Full-Time
31%
Part-Time

Source: CareerExplorer user data. View more Rigger demographics

Salary Satisfaction

3.3
SCORE
88
RATINGS
Riggers average a score of 3.3 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Riggers in the 78th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: CareerExplorer user data. View more Rigger satisfaction

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Rigger Earnings by Seniority

Top End Rigger Earnings

The highest earning Riggers in the United States earn:

$36.56
an hour
$76,049.0
per year
Senior Rigger Earnings

Senior Riggers in the United States earn:

$28.63
an hour
$59,549.7
per year
Experienced Rigger Earnings

Experienced Riggers in the United States earn:

$22.45
an hour
$46,686.2
per year
Junior Rigger Earnings

Junior Riggers in the United States earn:

$17.18
an hour
$35,727.2
per year
Starting Rigger Earnings

Starting Riggers in the United States earn:

$13.58
an hour
$28,239.1
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Rigger Salary Comparison

Riggers earn more than 64% percent of similar careers in the United States.

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Mining Machine Operator Salary $55k
Wellhead Pumper Salary $53k
Commercial Diver Salary $52k
Industrial Machinery Mechanic Salary $51k
Rigger Salary $49k
Tool and Die Maker Salary $48k
Avionics Technician Salary $47k
Radio Mechanic Salary $47k
Derrick Operator Salary $47k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Rigger salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Rigger Salary in New York $31.47 $65,460 # 1
Rigger Salary in Hawaii $30.93 $64,340 # 2
Rigger Salary in District of Columbia $29.79 $61,970 # 3
Rigger Salary in New Jersey $28.91 $60,130 # 4
Rigger Salary in North Carolina $28.71 $59,720 # 5
Rigger Salary in California $28.61 $59,510 # 6
Rigger Salary in Minnesota $28.44 $59,150 # 7
Rigger Salary in Maryland $28.03 $58,310 # 8
Rigger Salary in Nevada $26.57 $55,260 # 9
Rigger Salary in Michigan $26.52 $55,170 # 10
Rigger Salary in Pennsylvania $25.68 $53,420 # 11
Rigger Salary in Missouri $25.61 $53,270 # 12
Rigger Salary in Ohio $25.30 $52,630 # 13
Rigger Salary in Maine $25.20 $52,420 # 14
Rigger Salary in Oklahoma $25.08 $52,170 # 15
Rigger Salary in Illinois $24.90 $51,790 # 16
Rigger Salary in Washington $24.78 $51,540 # 17
Rigger Salary in Utah $24.10 $50,130 # 18
Rigger Salary in Alaska $23.33 $48,520 # 19
Rigger Salary in Connecticut $23.21 $48,280 # 20
Rigger Salary in Virginia $23.10 $48,050 # 21
Rigger Salary in United States $22.99 $47,818.0 # 22
Rigger Salary in Massachusetts $22.92 $47,680 # 23
Rigger Salary in New Mexico $22.90 $47,640 # 24
Rigger Salary in Texas $22.25 $46,270 # 25
Rigger Salary in Indiana $21.93 $45,610 # 26
Rigger Salary in Alabama $21.16 $44,020 # 27
Rigger Salary in Kentucky $21.07 $43,820 # 28
Rigger Salary in Mississippi $20.84 $43,340 # 29
Rigger Salary in South Carolina $20.65 $42,950 # 30
Rigger Salary in Tennessee $20.62 $42,880 # 31
Rigger Salary in Rhode Island $20.47 $42,580 # 32
Rigger Salary in Georgia $20.33 $42,280 # 33
Rigger Salary in Colorado $19.98 $41,560 # 34
Rigger Salary in Florida $19.96 $41,510 # 35
Rigger Salary in Wyoming $19.79 $41,170 # 36
Rigger Salary in Nebraska $19.53 $40,620 # 37
Rigger Salary in Louisiana $19.23 $39,990 # 38
Rigger Salary in Iowa $18.89 $39,290 # 39
Rigger Salary in West Virginia $17.99 $37,420 # 40
Rigger Salary in Arizona $17.43 $36,260 # 41
Rigger Salary in Wisconsin $16.74 $34,820 # 42
Rigger Salary in Arkansas $16.03 $33,350 # 43
Rigger Salary in Kansas $15.24 $31,690 # 44

Career Attributes

  • $49,424
  • 20,900
  • 3.2
  • 9.6%
  • High school diploma
  • Visual And Performing Arts
More Attributes