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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

47-3016 Helpers--Roofers

Help roofers by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying, or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. Construction laborers who do not primarily assist roofers are classified under “Construction Laborers” (47-2061). Apprentice workers are classified with the appropriate skilled construction trade occupation (47-2011 through 47-2231).


National estimates for Helpers--Roofers
Industry profile for Helpers--Roofers
Geographic profile for Helpers--Roofers

National estimates for Helpers--Roofers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Helpers--Roofers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
6,830 7.0 % $ 17.31 $ 36,000 1.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for Helpers--Roofers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 12.45 $ 14.26 $ 17.48 $ 18.53 $ 22.81
Annual Wage (2) $ 25,890 $ 29,650 $ 36,360 $ 38,550 $ 47,430


Industry profile for Helpers--Roofers:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Helpers--Roofers are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Helpers--Roofers, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Helpers--Roofers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 6,450 0.69 $ 17.51 $ 36,420

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Helpers--Roofers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 6,450 0.69 $ 17.51 $ 36,420

Top paying industries for Helpers--Roofers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Residential Building Construction (8) (8) $ 20.56 $ 42,760
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 6,450 0.69 $ 17.51 $ 36,420


Geographic profile for Helpers--Roofers:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Helpers--Roofers are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Helpers--Roofers, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of helpers--roofers by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Helpers--Roofers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 1,020 0.06 1.27 $ 19.15 $ 39,840
Texas 1,010 0.08 1.71 $ 15.67 $ 32,600
Florida 900 0.10 2.15 $ 16.31 $ 33,920
Georgia 520 0.12 2.46 $ 19.49 $ 40,550
Virginia 470 0.13 2.60 $ 16.07 $ 33,430


Map of location quotient of helpers--roofers by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Helpers--Roofers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
South Dakota 60 0.14 2.86 $ 12.89 $ 26,820
Virginia 470 0.13 2.60 $ 16.07 $ 33,430
Georgia 520 0.12 2.46 $ 19.49 $ 40,550
Tennessee 310 0.11 2.18 $ 14.54 $ 30,250
Florida 900 0.10 2.15 $ 16.31 $ 33,920


Map of annual mean wages of helpers--roofers by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Helpers--Roofers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Michigan 40 0.01 0.21 $ 25.38 $ 52,790
Alaska (8) (8) (8) $ 20.81 $ 43,280
Pennsylvania 130 0.02 0.47 $ 20.71 $ 43,080
Oregon (8) (8) (8) $ 20.38 $ 42,390
Georgia 520 0.12 2.46 $ 19.49 $ 40,550



Map of employment of helpers--roofers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Helpers--Roofers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 400 0.14 2.79 $ 18.94 $ 39,400
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 380 0.11 2.20 $ 16.25 $ 33,810
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 360 0.14 2.87 $ 20.43 $ 42,490
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 140 0.06 1.32 $ 22.05 $ 45,870
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 130 0.10 2.15 $ 16.36 $ 34,030
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 120 0.10 2.04 $ 16.49 $ 34,300
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 90 0.09 1.81 $ 22.06 $ 45,890
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 90 0.06 1.15 $ 17.32 $ 36,020
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 80 0.08 1.69 $ 15.45 $ 32,140
Richmond, VA 80 0.12 2.57 $ 15.29 $ 31,810


Map of location quotient of helpers--roofers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Helpers--Roofers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Macon, GA 40 0.37 7.67 $ 16.52 $ 34,360
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 360 0.14 2.87 $ 20.43 $ 42,490
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 400 0.14 2.79 $ 18.94 $ 39,400
Richmond, VA 80 0.12 2.57 $ 15.29 $ 31,810
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 380 0.11 2.20 $ 16.25 $ 33,810
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 80 0.11 2.19 $ 15.35 $ 31,930
Raleigh, NC 70 0.11 2.17 $ 15.21 $ 31,630
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 130 0.10 2.15 $ 16.36 $ 34,030
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 120 0.10 2.04 $ 16.49 $ 34,300
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 90 0.09 1.81 $ 22.06 $ 45,890


Map of annual mean wages of helpers--roofers by area, May 2021


Top paying metropolitan areas for Helpers--Roofers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 90 0.09 1.81 $ 22.06 $ 45,890
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 140 0.06 1.32 $ 22.05 $ 45,870
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI (8) (8) (8) $ 20.93 $ 43,540
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 360 0.14 2.87 $ 20.43 $ 42,490
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH (8) (8) (8) $ 19.05 $ 39,610
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 400 0.14 2.79 $ 18.94 $ 39,400
Kansas City, MO-KS 30 0.03 0.64 $ 18.40 $ 38,270
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 60 0.06 1.25 $ 17.64 $ 36,680
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 90 0.06 1.15 $ 17.32 $ 36,020
Macon, GA 40 0.37 7.67 $ 16.52 $ 34,360

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in Helpers--Roofers:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area 40 0.39 8.01 $ 16.46 $ 34,230

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Helpers--Roofers:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area 40 0.39 8.01 $ 16.46 $ 34,230

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for Helpers--Roofers:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area 40 0.39 8.01 $ 16.46 $ 34,230


About May 2021 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2021 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2022