Do you love to work outdoors? Are you interested in practical physics? If so, then rigging may be the career for you. Riggers attach loads of construction equipment to cranes or structures using cables, pulleys and winches. Riggers use various suspension techniques to get their load around obstacles on a construction site to the desired location.
Qualifications: Riggers need to have good depth perception, manual dexterity, good judgement and decision making skills.
Education: Most employers require a high school diploma or equivalent and on-the-job training. One to two years of classroom and on-the-job training is common.
Average Salary: $53,352 Annual; $25.65 Hourly (Source: Build Your Future)