Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Lay and bind building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block, with mortar and other substances, to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures.

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

About this Career Path

Lay and bind building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block, with mortar and other substances, to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures.

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Environment

The work is physically demanding because masons lift heavy materials and often must stand, kneel, and bend for long periods. Poor weather conditions may reduce work activity because masons usually work outdoors. Most masons work full time.

Salary Breakdown

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

$58,420

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$34,250

ENTRY LEVEL

$55,080

MID LEVEL

$89,380

EXPERT LEVEL

Current Available & Projected Jobs

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

3,758

Current Available Jobs

65,900

Projected job openings through 2030

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Top Expected Tasks

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

K

KNOWLEDGE

Building and Construction

K

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

K

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

K

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

K

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

S

SKILL

Coordination

S

SKILL

Critical Thinking

S

SKILL

Active Listening

S

SKILL

Monitoring

S

SKILL

Operations Monitoring

A

ABILITY

Trunk Strength

A

ABILITY

Extent Flexibility

A

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

A

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity

A

ABILITY

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