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Roofing: Career and Education Opportunities in Wisconsin

Roofing: Roofers build and repair our roofs. On both the residential and industrial side, they provide the final layer of protection our buildings need to keep us warm and dry.

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Wisconsin has a population of 5,654,774, which has grown by 5.43% in the last 10 years. Nicknamed the "Badger State," its capital is Madison, though its biggest city is Milwaukee. In 2008, there were a total of 3,619,782 jobs in Wisconsin. The average annual income was $37,770 in 2008, up from $36,990 the previous year. The unemployment rate in Wisconsin was 8.5% in 2009, which has grown by 3.7% since the previous year. Roughly 22.4% of Wisconsin residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Wisconsin include dairy product manufacturing, cheese manufacturing, and converted paper product manufacturing. Notable tourist destinations include the Charles Allis Art Museum, the Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design, and the Betty Brinn Children's Museum.


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Roofers cover roofs of structures with shingles, slate, and related materials. Roofers need to respond to the actions of other and coordinate activities with them. They also need to use core mathematical skills in problem solving.