How Much Do Fence Erectors Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Fence Erectors

Fence Erectors erect and repair fences and fence gates, using hand and power tools.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$40120 per year
Hourly wage
$19 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$26,450 to $30,840 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$13 to $15 per hour

Entry-level Fence Erectors with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $26,450 to $30,840 per year or $13 to $15 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

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Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $28 $57,470
Senior (Top 25%) $22 $46,730
Middle (Mid 50%) $18 $37,550
Junior (Bottom 25%) $15 $30,840
No experience (Bottom 10%) $13 $26,450

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
IL $28 $58,300
CT $24 $50,920
ND $23 $48,170
NJ $23 $47,780
NY $23 $47,560
CA $22 $45,960
MA $22 $44,960
OH $22 $44,760
WA $21 $44,440
HI $21 $44,340

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Fence Erector is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like IL doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at IL might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Fence Erectors are in the states of IL, CT, ND, NJ and NY.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction $47440 $22.81
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing $45950 $22.09
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors $43190 $20.77
Rental and Leasing Services $41060 $19.74
Residential Building Construction $40730 $19.58
Building Material and Supplies Dealers $40530 $19.49
Other Specialty Trade Contractors $40220 $19.34
Building Equipment Contractors $39620 $19.05
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing $38670 $18.59
Local Government $37610 $18.08
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services $36650 $17.62
Services to Buildings and Dwellings $35470 $17.05
Nonresidential Building Construction $33430 $16.07
Employment Services $33200 $15.96
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods $30590 $14.71

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