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47-2181 Roofers



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.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Southeast Minnesota 11019$24.73/hr$15.98/hr$19.43/hr$24.14/hr$30.68/hr$36.57/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Construction1,680$29.49/hr
Manufacturing30$19.02/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State 40$19.02/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 50$24.36/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 80$24.14/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 80$19.02/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 100$30.74/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 100$30.74/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 100$24.25/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 100$23.99/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 110$24.14/hr7.7%
Southwest Minnesota 150$23.97/hr5.8%
Central Minnesota 220$29.65/hr4.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,020$30.23/hr5.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,170$30.27/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,720$26.34/hr5.8%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 850$32.88/hr3.7%
Insulation Workers, Mechanical N/A$46.66/hrN/A
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 220$34.46/hrN/A
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers N/A$39.00/hrN/A
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters N/A$14.70/hrN/A
Carpenters 17,130$29.41/hr1.3%
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 570$41.21/hr6.2%
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 1,370$39.00/hr-5.2%
Glaziers 600$28.46/hr5.7%
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 830$24.07/hr3.9%


  • Cut felt, shingles, or strips of flashing to fit angles formed by walls, vents, or intersecting roof surfaces.
  • Inspect problem roofs to determine the best repair procedures.
  • Install vapor barriers or layers of insulation on flat roofs.
  • Install partially overlapping layers of material over roof insulation surfaces, using chalk lines, gauges on shingling hatchets, or lines on shingles.
  • Cover roofs or exterior walls of structures with slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, gravel, gypsum, or related materials, using brushes, knives, punches, hammers, or other tools.
  • Estimate materials and labor required to complete roofing jobs.
  • Waterproof or damp-proof walls, floors, roofs, foundations, or basements by painting or spraying surfaces with waterproof coatings or by attaching waterproofing membranes to surfaces.
  • Install, repair, or replace single-ply roofing systems, using waterproof sheet materials such as modified plastics, elastomeric, or other asphaltic compositions.
  • Install, repair, or replace single-ply roofing systems, using waterproof sheet materials such as modified plastics, elastomeric, or other asphaltic compositions.
  • Cement or nail flashing strips of metal or shingle over joints to make them watertight.