Heavy Lift Rigger Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about heavy lift rigger demographics? We analyzed 209 heavy lift riggers resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Heavy Lift Rigger Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as heavy lift riggers. Keep reading to find out what the results for heavy lift riggers were.

Heavy Lift Rigger Gender Ratio

Among heavy lift riggers, 10.9% of them are women compared to 86.2% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 86.2%
  • Female, 10.9%
  • Unknown, 2.9%

Heavy Lift Rigger Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among heavy lift riggers is White, which makes up 58.5% of all heavy lift riggers. Comparatively, there are 19.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 13.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 58.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 19.3%
  • Black or African American, 13.9%
  • Unknown, 3.5%
  • Asian, 3.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.6%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Heavy Lift Riggers

Job Title
  • Spanish, 100.0%

Heavy Lift Rigger Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among heavy lift riggers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Heavy Lift Rigger Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the heavy lift rigger position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Heavy Lift Rigger Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of heavy lift riggers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Number Of Years On The Job For Heavy Lift Rigger

By looking over 209 heavy lift riggers resumes, we figured out that the average heavy lift rigger enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 55%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Heavy Lift Rigger Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of heavy lift rigger employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of heavy lift riggers is 40+ years old, which represents 47% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Heavy Lift Riggers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, home appliances mechanic and machine repairman have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Mender20%78%
Hydraulic Press Servicer23%75%
Assigner31%66%
Heavy Lift Rigger86%11%
Millwright Supervisor95%1%
Machine Repairman95%1%
Home Appliances Mechanic98%2%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Home Appliances Mechanic
Machine Repairman
Millwright Supervisor
Heavy Lift Rigger
Assigner
Hydraulic Press Servicer
Mender
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Heavy Lift Riggers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to heavy lift riggers.

Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Heavy Lift Rigger0.00%
Underground Conduit Installer4.62%
Heating Unit Mechanic5.27%
Wind Turbine Technician6.05%
Lubrication Worker6.75%
Cable Reeler7.66%
Camera Machinist15.51%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Heavy Lift Rigger?

male-income
Male Income
$27,148
female-income
Female Income
$24,411

Heavy Lift Rigger Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and White men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$31,908
$30,494
$29,081
$27,667
$26,254
$24,840
$23,427
$22,013
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Heavy Lift Rigger Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$29,081
Bachelor's Degree$31,353
Master's Degree$33,856
Some College/ Associate Degree$35,426

Heavy Lift Rigger Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$37,769
$35,426
$33,083
$30,740
$28,397
$26,053
$23,710
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Heavy Lift Rigger Heatmaps

Where Do Heavy Lift Riggers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where heavy lift riggers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Heavy Lift Rigger Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ heavy lift riggers. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most heavy lift riggers is the manufacturing industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire heavy lift riggers.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Heavy Lift Rigger Work In

Employees with the heavy lift rigger job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most heavy lift riggers prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Private

Public

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ heavy lift riggers. Those industries include manufacturing, retail and professional.

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Manufacturing

Retail

Fortune 500

Professional

Construction

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