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Highest Paying Industries for Fence Erectors

The top 29 highest paying industries for fence erectors (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $38,680, foundation, structure, and building exterior contractors is the highest paying industry for fence erectors. It is followed by commercial and industrial machinery and equipment rental and leasing industry (average annual salary $38,650). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of fence erectors in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 29 Highest Paying Industries for Fence Erectors

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$38,680
240
2 Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
$38,650
230
3 Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$35,710
60
4 Nonresidential Building Construction
$35,610
130
5 Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$34,680
260
6 Manufacturing
$33,760
180
7 Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$33,080
150
8 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$32,690
290
9 Wholesale Trade
$32,690
290
10 Construction of Buildings
$32,470
200
11 Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$32,080
1,170
12 Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$32,080
1,170
13 Retail Trade
$32,040
1,170
14 Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$31,940
n/a
15 Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$31,250
17,920
16 Construction
$31,250
18,660
17 Specialty Trade Contractors
$31,240
18,410
18 Employment Services
$31,070
130
19 Administrative and Support Services
$30,840
130
20 Temporary Help Services
$30,750
110
21 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$29,940
60
22 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$29,920
150
23 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$29,070
50
24 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$28,610
60
25 Building Equipment Contractors
$27,480
n/a
26 Other Building Equipment Contractors
$27,410
n/a
27 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$26,820
40
28 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$26,820
40
29 Federal, State, and Local Government
$26,820
40
See also: Highest paying cities for fence erectors.