Awning Hanger

Attach rigid canvases, metals or plastic awnings onto the buildings.
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Quick Stats

Very Good

Salary Range
$19,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Awning Hangers do?

Attaches rigid or roll-up canvas, metal, or plastic awnings onto buildings, using handtools and power tools: Measures installation site of awning, such as door, window, and store front, and marks location for frame brackets and hinges. Drills holes into brick, stone, or wood. Screws or nails frame fittings into place. Mounts awning frame to fittings and fastens into position with handtools. Attaches crank roller to frame and building as required. Rolls or lifts awning and makes adjustments to canvas, metal, plastic, ropes, and frame to correct operating defects. May measure buildings to develop specifications for fabrication of awnings. May install awning hoods. May fabricate awning frame [AWNING-FRAME MAKER]. May assemble awning to frame [RIGGER]. May repair canvas coverings [CANVAS REPAIRER].

Should I be an Awning Hanger?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Holder, Pile Driving

    How to become an Awning Hanger

    Awning Hangers often have a Certificate or higher. Chart?chd=s:9rawaa&chl=no+college+%2861%25%29|certificate+%2817%25%29||bachelor%27s+%2822%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,61,61
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