What Are The Training Requirements for Roofers?

Roofers need no formal educational credential and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Roofers
Typical education of Roofers
Percent
Less than High School 46.6
High School 37.3
Some College 11.7
Associates Degree 1.9
Bachelors Degree 2.3
Masters Degree 0.1
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

What Is the Employment Outlook for Roofers?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 15,000 more roofers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 34,000 more.

This career includes 123,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Roofers Make?

On average, roofers make $20.23 per hour or $42,080 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Roofers?

Hourly income for Roofers in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Roofers $12.04 $14.48 $18.15 $24.03 $31.07
Construction and extraction occupations $12.44 $15.68 $20.96 $29.17 $38.85
Construction trades workers $12.42 $15.53 $20.34 $28.31 $37.86
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Roofers?

Annual salary for Roofers in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Roofers $25,040 $30,110 $37,760 $49,980 $64,630
Construction and extraction occupations $25,880 $32,610 $43,610 $60,670 $80,820
Construction trades workers $25,840 $32,290 $42,310 $58,890 $78,750
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics