Construction Careers: Roofer

Do you want to work outdoors and comfortable working at a variety of heights? If so, becoming a roofer maybe the career for you. You will learn to work at a fast pace and be physically active everyday on the job.

Roofers on a commercial roofing job.

As part of a team you will scale the tops of homes and buildings to provide needed shelter from all natures elements. No home or building is complete without a completed roof to protect and shelter those underneath.   


Training programs range 2–3 years.


A high school diploma or G.E.D is required for most positions. An apprentice or training program is typically beneficial for career growth and development. Training programs range from 2-3 years. There are many programs designed to prepare you to become an expert in your field and promote long-term success.           



Roofers earn between $30,000 and $70,000 annually.


$30,000 - $70,000