Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Roofers (47-2181)

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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 219 234 6.85 6 18 26
United States 160600 179600 0.0 4400 13200 19500
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 22.60 13.09 16.26 20.95 27.33 34.66
Alaska 27.71 13.68 17.52 30.34 36.44 40.07
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 28.66 14.54 19.33 31.38 36.68 40.30

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.