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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 5659 5.42 46
United States 25,10027,900 10.8900 2,0003,170

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 17.4310.8013.07 16.0219.5826.33

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
9517 17.926.7 17.4
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation25
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation2
UI claimants previously working in occupation45
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 55
Number of job position postings 4
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 13.8

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