Salary for Fence Erectors

Also known as:  Chain Link Fence Installer, Fence Builder, Fence Erector, Wire Fence Builder, Wood Fence Installer

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Fence erectors contract, maintain and repair fences using power and hand tools. The job and work environment can be stressful at times because of the dangerous tools that are so frequently needed and utilized. However, it is not as dangerous as many other construction jobs. To become a fence erector, a high school diploma or GED is not often required. Most fence erectors learn their trade while on-the-job, but some do learn through formal apprenticeship programs.

A Fence Erector will usually earn a compensation of around $26,450 - $57,470 based on seniority levels. will normally receive a salary of fourty thousand one hundred and twenty dollars per year.

receive the highest salary in Illinois, where they receive a compensation of close to about $58,300. Employees who work in this job make the greatest compensation in Manufacturing, where they earn average wages of $41,400.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 57.19 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Fence Erectors tend to make the most in the following industries:

Manufacturing
$41,400
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$41,040
Construction
$40,480
Retail Trade
$40,340
Public Administration
$37,790
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$35,070

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Wholesale Trade
$30,570
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$35,070
Public Administration
$37,790
Retail Trade
$40,340
Construction
$40,480
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$41,040