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Riggers

Riggers - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by employer and area of the country. The rigger's level of skill, experience, and responsibility also affect wages. In general, riggers who belong to a union earn higher wages.

Riggers who work full time usually receive benefits. Typical benefits include sick leave, paid vacation, and health insurance. Some employers also provide a retirement plan.

Riggers (SOC 49-9096)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $19.07 $34.41 $43.28
Yearly $39,660 $71,572 $90,021
    Du Page County Hourly $31.13 $34.43 $37.73
Yearly $64,755 $71,621 $78,487
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $13.70 $15.83 $18.18
Yearly $28,505 $32,928 $37,805
United States Hourly $18.37 $24.45 $29.82
Yearly $38,210 $50,860 $62,030

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.