• Roofers
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 38,420
    $27,650 range bar $50,710
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Roofers repair and install the roofs of buildings using a variety of materials, including shingles, asphalt, and metal.

What do they typically do

  • Install shingles, asphalt, metal, or other materials to make the roof watertight
  • Inspect problem roofs to determine the best way to repair them
  • Cover exposed nail or screw heads with roofing cement or caulk to prevent leakage
  • Install vapor barriers or layers of insulation
  • Cut roofing materials to fit around walls or vents
  • Replace damaged or rotting joists or plywood
  • Align roofing materials with edges of the roof
  • Measure roof to calculate the quantities of materials needed

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.1%
Job Opening 453

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Education & Training

  • Education

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
    Associated Programs or Majors
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