Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, sidewalks, roads, or curbs using a variety of hand and power tools. Align forms for sidewalks, curbs, or gutters; patch voids; and use saws to cut expansion joints.

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

About this Career Path

Smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, sidewalks, roads, or curbs using a variety of hand and power tools. Align forms for sidewalks, curbs, or gutters; patch voids; and use saws to cut expansion joints.

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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

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

$49,390

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$31,050

ENTRY LEVEL

$46,000

MID LEVEL

$75,900

EXPERT LEVEL

Current Available & Projected Jobs

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

2,276

Current Available Jobs

192,200

Projected job openings through 2030

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Top Expected Tasks

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

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KNOWLEDGE

English Language

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KNOWLEDGE

Building and Construction

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KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

K

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

K

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

S

SKILL

Monitoring

S

SKILL

Coordination

S

SKILL

Quality Control Analysis

S

SKILL

Speaking

S

SKILL

Time Management

A

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity

A

ABILITY

Trunk Strength

A

ABILITY

Multilimb Coordination

A

ABILITY

Near Vision

A

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness