Career Outlook for Roofers

Also known as:  Composition Roofer, Hot Tar Roofer, Industrial Roofer, Metal Roofing Mechanic, Residential Roofer, Roofer, Sheet Metal Roofer, Shingles Roofer, Slate Roofer, Terra Cotta Roofer
The overall job outlook for Roofer careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 17.14 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 2.86 percent per year. Demand for Roofers is expected to go up, with an expected 55,320 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 6.97 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Roofers in the following states
California 12,510
Florida 9,910
New York 4,870
Pennsylvania 4,160
Illinois 3,820
Washington 3,690
Ohio 3,650
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Roofers
Delaware 200
Alaska 210
New Hampshire 250
Vermont 260
Puerto Rico 330
Wyoming 340
Rhode Island 340