Riggers


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Riggers

Riggers - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Ship and boat building and repair companies
  • Federal government agencies
  • Special trade contractors
  • Temporary worker agencies

Outlook

Demand for this occupation is growing steadily. However, it is a very small occupation and few jobs will be created. Some industries such as construction are growing quickly creating more demand for riggers. Other industries such as manufacturing are growing very slowly.

Most openings will occur as a result of people leaving this line of work.

Riggers (CIS 100436)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
376
Very small
&
9.8%
5.8%
>>>>
42
Very few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
15
Very small
&
13.3%
5.0%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Cook County
105
Very small
&
5.7%
5.6%
>>>>
11
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
20
Very small
&
-5.0%
9.7%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Du Page County
35
Very small
&
8.6%
5.4%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Edwardsville Area
8
Very small
&
-12.5%
5.1%
>>>>
0
None
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
5
Very small
&
0.0%
7.0%
>>>>
0
None
  Lake County
16
Very small
&
18.8%
8.6%
>>>>
1
Very few
  McHenry County
7
Very small
&
28.6%
6.8%
>>>>
0
None
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
20
Small
&
15.0%
6.8%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Northwest Illinois Area
19
Very small
&
10.5%
3.6%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
17
Very small
&
5.9%
7.3%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
7
Very small
&
14.3%
4.3%
>>>>
0
None
  Rockford Area
7
Very small
&
42.9%
7.6%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Shawnee National Forest Area
32
Medium
&
9.4%
2.4%
>>>>
3
Few
  Springfield Area
7
Very small
&
14.3%
4.7%
>>>>
0
None
  St Louis-Belleville Area
9
Very small
&
0.0%
6.4%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Will County
16
Very small
&
12.5%
9.1%
>>>>
1
Very few
United States
23,500
Very small
&
4.7%
3.7%
>>>>
2,100
Few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.