An Experienced Rigger earns an average wage of AU$37.18 per hour.

AU$61,042 - AU$87,601
AU$66K
MEDIAN: AU$66,083
50%
AU$25.82 - AU$46.62
AU$26
AU$37
AU$47
MEDIAN: AU$36.64
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$100K
Salary AU$66,083
Bonus AU$5,200
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$53,498 - AU$100,951
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data AU$0AU$70
Hourly Rate AU$25.82 - AU$46.62
Overtime AU$64.20
Annual Data AU$0AU$100K
Bonus AU$5,200
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$53,498 - AU$100,951
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

Job Description for Rigger

A rigger is responsible for using cranes and lifts to help transport large, heavy cargo such as manufacturing equipment or construction machinery. The rigger's main objective is to move the property without damage to the product they are transporting, property, or individuals. Riggers are responsible for fastening up large loads, overseeing and directing the operators of the transport equipment, reporting any issues, and documenting completed work orders. Riggers are also in charge of the tear-down, cleaning, and storage of any rigging equipment or machinery used in transport.

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Rigger Tasks

  • Examine sites, loads, and their destinations to determine rigging to move loads to the correct location.
  • Communicate with other workers to ensure safety.
  • Move heavy loads without damaging them, tilting, and guiding as the site requires.
  • Select and align cranes, gears, pulleys, and winches, anchoring them for safety.

Rigger Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$78,070

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Rigger

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
10-19 years
84%
20 years or more
16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 72%