Average Roofer Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Roofer is $16.62.
MEDIAN $16.62
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $26
$98 - $3,056
Profit Sharing
$250 - $85,000
$8,000 - $50,000
Total Pay
$24,969 - $60,759

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Job Description for Roofer

Roofer Tasks
  • Replace or install new roofing systems on buildings, customizing materials for individual roofs.
  • Provides customers with cost estimates for work.
  • Inspect roofs for problems, decides best options for repair, and performs repair work.
The top respondents for the job title Roofer are from the companies Centimark Corporation, Baker Roofing and Tecta America Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Tradesmen International, Inc. where the average pay is $20.50. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Centimark Corporation, earning around $15.42. Tecta America Corporation pays the lowest at around $14.54. Baker Roofing also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $14.84.

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Popular Skills for Roofer

Skills in Roofing Materials Installation and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning, Gutter Installation and Siding Installation.

Pay by Experience Level for Roofer

An entry-level Roofer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.52 based on 405 salaries. An early career Roofer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.05 based on 1,124 salaries. A mid-career Roofer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.63 based on 638 salaries. An experienced Roofer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.78 based on 678 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Roofer in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 45.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (40.7% more) and San Diego, California (32.4% more).

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