There are several opportunities to start a career in masonry since today the masonry industry is facing a shortage of skilled employees. As a skilled mason, your contributions will last for generations. Masons work with brick, concrete block, glass block, tile, terra cotta and stone. Work can be simple, as in building a wall, or complex, as in installing an ornate exterior or constructing a skyscraper. MasonryCareers.org
As a skilled mason, your contributions will last for generations.
“It’s good money. It’s a great career to start if you want high pay and great people to work with.”
– Jason, Mason
2022 Average Annual Salary *
Concrete Finisher: $58,046
High school diploma or GED generally required. Masons typically learn on the job or through apprenticeships. Some Community Colleges also offer training programs.
Work Environment *
The work is physically demanding because masons lift heavy materials and often must stand, kneel, and bend for long periods.
Concrete Finishers build foundations, floors, walls, roads and other structures that are made using concrete.
Masons use bricks, blocks and stones to construct walls, structural supports and even decorative surfaces. BYF.org
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