Rigger earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Rigger salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $59,960
Alabama $44,960
Arkansas $27,340
Arizona $54,680
California $57,300
Colorado $45,830
Connecticut $53,320
District of Columbia $62,470
Florida $48,970
Georgia $32,120
Hawaii $67,920
Iowa $42,750
Illinois $70,390
Indiana $48,930
Kansas $34,090
Kentucky $42,140
Louisiana $45,290
Massachusetts $47,750
Maryland $59,930
Maine $54,090
Michigan $52,770
Minnesota $66,270
Missouri $45,260
Mississippi $51,090
Montana $53,500
North Carolina $48,890
North Dakota $55,300
Nebraska $41,020
New Hampshire $45,110
New Jersey $60,220
New Mexico $61,220
Nevada $53,230
New York $75,330
Ohio $43,930
Oklahoma $49,060
Oregon $66,250
Pennsylvania $45,610
Puerto Rico $33,410
Rhode Island $56,330
South Carolina $36,860
Tennessee $38,220
Texas $49,550
Utah $60,300
Virginia $52,300
Washington $56,670
Wisconsin $35,190
West Virginia $30,290
Wyoming $40,120

How do rigger salaries compare to similar careers?

Riggers earn about the same as related careers in Alaska. On average, they make less than oil and gas rotary drill operators but more than aircraft mechanics.

Career Median Salary
Oil and gas rotary drill operator salary $72K
Welder salary $67K
Non-Destructive testing specialist salary $69K
Geothermal technician salary $67K
Mining machine operator salary $71K
Rigger salary $60K
Hydroelectric plant technician salary $70K
Machinist salary $68K
Power plant operator salary $56K
Aircraft mechanic salary $60K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)