Fence Erectors (47-4031)

Occupation description:  Erect and repair fences and fence gates, using hand and power tools.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 6970 1.40 11
United States 24,40026,400 8.0200 470670

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 17.4910.4812.89 15.9419.6327.92

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
9721 21.621.4 14.3
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation34
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation7
UI claimants previously working in occupation51
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 51
Number of job position postings 12
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.2

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training