Fence Erectors Salary Information

The salary statistics of fence erectors are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of fence erectors within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The fence erectors annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Fence Erectors Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,800
25th Percentile Wage
$26,810
50th Percentile Wage
$33,150
75th Percentile Wage
$40,830
90th Percentile Wage
$58,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fence erectors. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) fence erectors is $58,080. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $33,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,800. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 166% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of fence erectors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201633,1502.11%8.93%
201532,4502.90%-
201431,5100.86%-
201331,2403.36%-
201230,190--

Table 2. Fence Erectors Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of fence erectors in 6 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for fence erectors occupations is the real estate and rental and leasing sector with an annual salary $42,900. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $31,190).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$42,900
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$33,440
Construction
$33,170
Wholesale Trade
$32,360
Manufacturing
$31,460
Retail Trade
$31,190

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Fence Erectors by States

From the above tables we note that not only fence erectors salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of fence erectors in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $24,490 to $45,340. The highest paying state for fence erectors is Illinois with a median annual salary of $45,340. The lowest paying state is Arkansas with a median annual salary of $24,490. For more salary information of fence erectors profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Illinois
$45,340
New York
$43,990
North Dakota
$40,720
Washington
$38,490
California
$37,790
Massachusetts
$37,110
Connecticut
$36,570
Wisconsin
$36,400
Pennsylvania
$36,190
Minnesota
$35,790
Virginia
$35,750
Hawaii
$35,500
Iowa
$35,270
New Hampshire
$34,410
Wyoming
$34,070
Georgia
$33,560
Oregon
$33,490
Colorado
$33,170
Michigan
$33,050
Kansas
$32,100
Florida
$31,990
Ohio
$31,780
New Jersey
$31,310
Nebraska
$31,100
Utah
$30,920
North Carolina
$30,860
Idaho
$30,440
New Mexico
$30,300
Louisiana
$30,070
Mississippi
$29,940
Texas
$29,700
Indiana
$29,530
Montana
$29,520
Tennessee
$28,820
Arizona
$28,770
Oklahoma
$28,760
South Dakota
$28,690
Kentucky
$28,330
West Virginia
$28,060
Maryland
$27,940
Alabama
$26,880
Vermont
$26,550
Missouri
$26,550
Maine
$26,550
South Carolina
$24,940
Arkansas
$24,490


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