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What Roofers Do
Roofers replace, repair, and install the roofs of buildings.
Roofing work can be physically demanding because it involves heavy lifting, as well as climbing, bending, and kneeling, frequently in very hot weather. Roofers may work overtime in order to finish a particular job, especially during busier summer months.
How to Become a Roofer
Although most roofers learn on the job, some may enter the occupation through an apprenticeship program. There are no specific education requirements for roofers.
Overall employment of roofers is projected to grow $pc.toString().replaceAll("^\-","") percent from 2020 to 2030, $gra.
About $tools.number.format('#,###',$op) openings for roofers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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Compare the job duties, education, job growth, and pay of roofers with similar occupations.
More Information, Including Links to O*NET
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