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DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

47-4031 Fence Erectors



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

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota         


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Construction180$23.71/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
 


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Carpet Installers 230$34.28/hr-6.8%
Carpenters 16,240$30.91/hr1.3%
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 360$44.41/hr7.9%


  • Blast rock formations and rocky areas with dynamite to facilitate posthole digging.
  • Align posts, using lines or by sighting, and verify vertical alignment of posts, using plumb bobs or spirit levels.
  • Stretch wire, wire mesh, or chain link fencing between posts, and attach fencing to frames.
  • Complete top fence rails of metal fences by connecting tube sections, using metal sleeves.
  • Assemble gates, and fasten gates into position, using hand tools.
  • Assemble gates, and fasten gates into position, using hand tools.
  • Attach rails or tension wire along bottoms of posts to form fencing frames.
  • Stretch wire, wire mesh, or chain link fencing between posts, and attach fencing to frames.
  • Mix and pour concrete around bases of posts, or tamp soil into postholes to embed posts.
  • Set metal or wooden posts in upright positions in postholes.