The average wage for a Rigger is C$21.23 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$39,477 - C$72,253
C$39K
C$53K
C$72K
MEDIAN: C$53,254
10%
50%
90%
C$15.34 - C$29.13
C$15
C$21
C$29
MEDIAN: C$21.47
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$72K
Salary C$39,477 - C$72,253
Bonus C$1,949
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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C$35,518 - C$71,642
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$15.34 - C$29.13
Overtime C$23.49 - C$40.85
Annual Data C$0C$71K
Bonus C$1,949
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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C$35,518 - C$71,642
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

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.

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Key Stats for Rigger

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Rigger Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
C$49,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 35%