(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Roof Fitter Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$37,428 (USD)

Average Salary


Average Hourly


Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Roof Fitter is $37,428 a year and $18 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Roof Fitter is between $31,199 and $44,511. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

Average Salary Chart

Scroll for Salary Potential, Education and Skills

Job Summary

  • Aligns, fits, and secures roof onto railroad cars, using handtools and portable power tools: positions spreading device and chain jack inside car, using hoist.
  • Manipulates controls on spreading device or chain jack to push out or pull in sides of car to specified width.
  • Attaches holding device between sides of car to retain specified width.
  • Erects scaffolding in car to facilitate climbing to roof area, using carpenter's tools.
  • Climbs scaffolding and brushes sealing compound on top plates of car.
  • Signals crane operator to lower prefabricated roof onto top plates of car.
  • Aligns and fastens roof onto car, using impact wrench.
  • Bends roof flanges over sides of car, using hammer or mallet.
  • Reams holes in roof and top plate of car and inserts drift pins preparatory to riveting.
  • Disassembles and removes spreading device, jack, and scaffolding, using handtools.
Roof Fitter Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Roof Fitter jobs: 13

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


Education data not available for this job


Skills data not available for this job

Roof Fitter Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

No listings found
ERI Economic Research Institute compiles the best salary, cost-of-living, and executive compensation survey data available.

Salaries By Location

Similar Job Titles

Are you an Employer?

Free Salary Assessor Product Demo
Are you an HR Professional?
Try our salary assessor and find out how much you should be paying
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources