Stonemasons

General Information

Description

Build stone structures, such as piers, walls, and abutments. Lay walks, curbstones, or special types of masonry for vats, tanks, and floors.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Job Outlook

Overall employment of masonry workers is projected to decline 2 percent from 2020 to 2030. Despite declining employment, about 24,600 openings for masonry workers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. All of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$43,650

State-by-state Salary

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$71,490
$20,030
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Less than high school 38%
  • High school 32%
  • Post-secondary certificate 29%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

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Knowledge

  • Building and Construction
  • Mathematics
  • Education and Training
  • Mechanical
  • Design

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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