The US construction industry is rapidly growing, with a particularly high demand for roofers. If you are still indecisive about venturing into the roofing industry because you are worried about the profitability of the business, the YouTube video, “Become a Roofer in 2021? Salary, Jobs, Forecast,” offers some tips to help you make up your mind!
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, compared to similar occupations, roofers do well for themselves, making more money than woodworkers and being on par with solar panel installers. In addition, roofing is a profitable business, with newbies making an average salary of $26,000 per annum and experts making about $70,000 per annum.
The pay of a roofer is especially influenced by geography. For example, with an average base salary of $67,000 per annum, New York pays roofers the highest, and South Dakota pays the lowest salary, at $31,000. However, the greatest number of job opportunities for roofers are in Florida and California.
Statistics have shown that roofers’ wages have grown significantly over the last two decades, and there are projections that wages will rise even higher in the next decade.