Information About Fence Erectors

Training Requirements for Fence Erectors

Fence erectors need no formal educational credential.

Degrees for Fence erectors
Training for Fence Erectors
Percent
Less than High School 39.0
High School 38.2
Some College 16.0
Associates Degree 2.8
Bachelors Degree 2.4
Masters Degree 1.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.4

Employment outlook for Fence Erectors

Represents about 24,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 2,000 more fence erectors but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 6,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, fence erectors make $17.49 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Fence erectors $10.48 $12.89 $15.94 $19.63 $27.92
Construction and extraction occupations $12.44 $15.68 $20.96 $29.17 $38.85
Other construction and related workers $12.50 $15.73 $20.65 $28.06 $37.51
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, fence erectors make $36,380 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Fence erectors $21,800 $26,810 $33,150 $40,830 $58,080
Construction and extraction occupations $25,880 $32,610 $43,610 $60,670 $80,820
Other construction and related workers $26,000 $32,720 $42,960 $58,370 $78,020
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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