Fence erectors

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
25.8k
Average Age
37.1
Estimated Job Growth
2.34%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$32,296
Average Male Salary
$32,332
Average Female Salary
$31,171

About

Fence erectors are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Fence erectors was $32,296 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Fence erectors by wage are Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members, Shoe & leather workers, and Retail salespersons.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Fence erectors are Woburn, Melrose Cities, Saugus, Wakefield & Stoneham Towns PUMA, MA, Kalispell City PUMA, MT, and Northeast Missouri PUMA, MO. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Fence erectors are Kalispell City PUMA, MT, Woburn, Melrose Cities, Saugus, Wakefield & Stoneham Towns PUMA, MA, and Northeast Missouri PUMA, MO.

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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Fence erectors and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Fence erectors, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Fence erectors, by average wage, is Construction. Fence erectors are paid most in Jurupa Valley & Eastvale Cities PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Kalispell City PUMA, MT.

Yearly Wage

$32,296
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,492

In 2020, Fence erectors earned an average of $32,296, $23,657 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Shoe & leather workers make somewhat more than Fence erectors while Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Fence erectors as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.353
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Fence erectors had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.353, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Fence erectors (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Fence erectors.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Fence erectors.

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Most Common

The most common industries employing Fence erectors, by number of employees, are Construction, Building material & supplies dealers, and Landscaping services.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Fence erectors, by average wage, are Construction, Building material & supplies dealers, and Landscaping services.

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Industries by Share

25.8k
2020 Workforce
± 3,940
3.47%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 21.1%

The number of people employed as Fence erectors has been growing at a rate of 3.47%, from 24,896 people in 2019 to 25,760 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Fence erectors employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Fence erectors at  93%, followed by Building material & supplies dealers with 3.28% and Landscaping services with 0.571%.

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Demographic information on Fence erectors in the US. The average age of male Fence erectors in the workforce is 37 and of female Fence erectors is 39.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Fence erectors is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

25k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 3,879
790
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 690

96.9% of Fence erectors are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Fence erectors.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Fence erectors
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Other (Hispanic)

53.3% of Fence erectors are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 19.5% of Fence erectors, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Fence erectors.

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Age by Sex

37
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.01
39.4
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 10.4

The median age of Fence erectors is 37.1, and Male employees are generally 2.36 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Data on higher education choices for Fence erectors from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Fence erectors is Business but a relatively high number of Fence erectors hold a major in Business.

Majors

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predictive-analysisSkills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Fence erectors from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Fence erectors need many skills, but most especially Coordination, Critical Thinking, and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Fence erectors need more than the average amount of Equipment Selection, Equipment Maintenance, and Operation and Control.

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Projections on job growth for Fence Erectors from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Fence Erectors are expected to see a growth of 2.34% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

2.34%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Fence Erectors. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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