Information About Fence Erectors

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Training

Fence erectors need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Fence erectors
Training for Fence Erectors
Percent
Less than High School 39.1
High School 38.2
Some College 14.2
Associates Degree 2.3
Bachelors Degree 5.4
Masters Degree 0.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment

Represents about 33,000 people in the United States- 26.7% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 4,000 more fence erectors but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 8,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, fence erectors make $15.31 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Fence erectors $9.35 $11.20 $14.20 $17.90 $22.60
Construction and extraction occupations $11.00 $14.20 $19.10 $26.90 $35.30
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, fence erectors make $31,850 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Fence erectors $19,450 $23,450 $29,580 $37,380 $47,050
Construction and extraction occupations $23,050 $29,720 $39,820 $56,130 $73,530
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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