Fence erectors

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Total Workforce

25.5k

Average Age

35.8

Estimated Job Growth

11.2%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$28,096

Average Male Salary

$28,084

Average Female Salary

$28,420

About

Fence erectors are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Fence erectors was $28,096 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Fence erectors by wage are Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers, Counter & rental clerks, and Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians.

Fence erectors are part of the Construction & Extraction Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers, Boilermakers, Carpenters, Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, Cement masons, concrete finishers, & terrazzo workers, Construction laborers, Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Construction equipment operators except paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, Electricians, Glaziers, Insulation workers, Painters & paperhangers, Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, & steamfitters, Plasterers & stucco masons, Roofers, Sheet metal workers, Structural iron & steel workers, Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, Helpers, construction trades, Construction & building inspectors, Elevator installers & repairers, Fence erectors, Hazardous materials removal workers, Highway maintenance workers, Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, Earth drillers, except oil & gas, Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, & blasters, Mining machine operators, Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Miscellaneous construction workers, including solar photovoltaic installers, septic tank servicers & sewer pipe cleaners

The top 3 locations that employ the most Fence erectors are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Fence erectors are .

Employment

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 New Carrollton & Hyattsville (Southeast) Cities PUMA, MD but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$28,096

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,287

In 2017, Fence erectors earned an average of $28,096, $23,969 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers make somewhat more than Fence erectors while Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians 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

0.373

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Fence erectors had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.373, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Fence erectors, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Fence erectors, by average wage, are Construction.

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Industries by Share

25.5k

2017 Workforce

± 3,919

-7.96%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 23.2%

The number of people employed as Fence erectors has been declining at a rate of -7.96%, from 27,682 people in 2016 to 25,479 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Fence erectors employed by various industries. N/A employs the largest share of Fence erectors at  N/A%, followed by N/A with N/A% and N/A with N/A%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Fence erectors in the US. The average age of male Fence erectors in the workforce is 35.6 and of female Fence erectors is 42.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Fence erectors is White.

Gender Composition

24.6k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,849

898

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 736

96.5% of Fence erectors are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Fence erectors.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Fence erectors

  1. White

  2. Other

  3. Black

79.6% of Fence erectors are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 15% of Fence erectors, Other 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 Gender

35.6

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.11

42.4

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 6.1

The median age of Fence erectors is 35.8, and Male employees are generally 6.81 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

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

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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  2. false

  3. false

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Skills

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 Operation and Control, Coordination, and Time Management. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Fence erectors need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Selection, and Repairing.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Fence erectors from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Fence erectors are expected to see a growth of 11.2% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

11.2%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Fence erectors. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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