What Roofers Do
repair, and install the roofs of buildings using a variety of materials,
including shingles, bitumen, and metal. Roofing work can be physically
demanding. It involves heavy lifting, as well as climbing, bending, and
kneeling, frequently in very hot weather.
How to Become a Roofer
Although most roofers learn on the job, some learn their trade through an apprenticeship program.
Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for roofers was $36,720 in May 2015. Employment of roofers is projected to grow 13 percent by 2024, faster than the average for all occupations.