Helpers--Roofers

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What do they do?

Help roofers by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying, or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.

Also known as:

Roofer Helper

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Helpers--Roofers in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Helpers--Roofers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

No Data Available

Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 11.8%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #12 in job growth rate
  • 80

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #6 in net job growth

Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.1%)
  • Master's degree (1%)
  • Bachelor's degree (5%)
  • Associate's degree (4.1%)
  • Some college, no degree (16.6%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (38.8%)
  • Less than high school diploma (34.3%)

Percent of workers in this field

★ You’re seeing education information for Helpers--roofers(1) because we don’t have information for Helpers--Roofers. Please note the information may not be the same for both occupations.

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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Building and Construction - Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Public Safety and Security - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Trunk Strength - The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without "giving out" or fatiguing.
  • Manual Dexterity - The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Gross Body Equilibrium - The ability to keep or regain your body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position.
  • Multilimb Coordination - The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Inspect completed work to ensure proper installation.
  • Clean surfaces in preparation for work activities.
  • Locate equipment or materials in need of repair or replacement.
  • Clean work sites.
  • Clean equipment or facilities.
  • Maintain construction tools or equipment.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 26.1 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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