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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
Southwest Minnesota 15030$23.98/hr$18.61/hr$18.89/hr$22.56/hr$25.33/hr$38.12/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Construction1,540$29.27/hr
Manufacturing40$18.89/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota N/AN/A4.3%
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State 40$18.89/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 50$22.81/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 50$23.00/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 70$22.53/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 90$23.37/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 100$24.64/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 110$35.32/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 110$35.31/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 120$22.96/hr7.7%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 140$23.59/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 150$22.56/hr5.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 940$30.38/hr5.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,040$30.30/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,590$28.89/hr5.8%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 1,070$29.93/hr3.7%
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 710$45.83/hrN/A
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 160$41.59/hrN/A
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 480$41.22/hrN/A
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 210$21.46/hrN/A
Carpenters 17,190$29.40/hr1.3%
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 990$38.92/hr6.2%
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 1,150$38.29/hr-5.2%
Glaziers 840$32.88/hr5.7%
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 820$24.15/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.