Career Outlook for Riggers

Also known as:  Acrobatic Rigger, Boat Rigger, Crane Rigger, Fly Rail Operator, Gantry Rigger, High Rigger, Marine Rigger, Parachute Rigger, Ship Rigger, Theatrical Rigger
The overall job outlook for Rigger careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly increased by 9.46 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.58 percent per year. Demand for Riggers is expected to go down, with an expected -160 jobs shed by 2018. This represents an annual decrease of 0.15 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Riggers in the following states
Louisiana 2,460
Texas 2,320
Virginia 970
Washington 960
California 770
Florida 690
Nevada 450
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Riggers
Alaska 50
Wyoming 60
Ohio 60
Minnesota 60
Utah 70
Arizona 70
Nebraska 80