Roofer & Waterproofer



Cover roofs of structures with shingles, slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, or related materials. May spray roofs, sidings, and walls with material to bind, seal, insulate, or soundproof sections of structures.

Training at a glance

  • Time to Complete: Approx. 4 years
  • On the job time: 5600 hours
  • Related Instruction Time: 400 hours
  • Additional Training: Up to 80 hours unpaid instruction, Complete 10 hour OSHA safety course in person, First Aid and CPR certifications, Transition to Trainer.

Wisconsin Employment Outlook & Wages*

  • Job Outlook through 2026 in Wisconsin: +3.71%
  • Experienced Level Salary: $46,962

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 * Wisconsin Long Term Occupation Employment Projections, 2016-2026 (Statewide). Office of Economic Advisors, WI Department of Workforce Development, December 2018. & US Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Employment Statistics, estimates May 2017. Reports can be viewed on DWD's premiere source for Labor Market Information, WisConomy.com.

* * Average (mean) annual salary earned by the upper two-thirds of all workers in the selected location, occupation, and industry. Actual salaries will vary by employer and other factors.