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Overview

Roofers install and repair roofs of buildings using a variety of materials and methods, including built-up roofing, single-ply roofing systems, asphalt shingles, tile, and slate. They may also waterproof and damp-proof walls, swimming pools, and other building surfaces. Approximately 123,400 roofers are employed in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $75,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Athletic

Hands On

Technical

Career Ladder
Roofing Contractor or Estimator

Supervisor

Roofer

Helper or Apprentice