Roofers

Cover roofs of structures with shingles, slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, or related materials. May spray roofs, sidings, and walls with material to bind, seal, insulate, or soundproof sections of structures.

Roofers

About this Career Path

Cover roofs of structures with shingles, slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, or related materials. May spray roofs, sidings, and walls with material to bind, seal, insulate, or soundproof sections of structures.

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Environment

Roofing work can be physically demanding. It involves heavy lifting, as well as climbing, bending, and kneeling, frequently in very hot weather. Overtime may be required to finish a job, especially during busier summer months.

Salary Breakdown

Roofers

$47,010

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$27,220

ENTRY LEVEL

$43,580

MID LEVEL

$72,100

EXPERT LEVEL

Current Available & Projected Jobs

Roofers

642

Current Available Jobs

160,800

Projected job openings through 2030

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Top Expected Tasks

Roofers

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Roofers

K

KNOWLEDGE

Building and Construction

K

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

K

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

K

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

K

KNOWLEDGE

Education and Training

S

SKILL

Coordination

S

SKILL

Active Listening

S

SKILL

Critical Thinking

S

SKILL

Monitoring

S

SKILL

Operation and Control

A

ABILITY

Gross Body Equilibrium

A

ABILITY

Extent Flexibility

A

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

A

ABILITY

Trunk Strength

A

ABILITY

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