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Brickmasons and Blockmasons

National Average Salary $51,000 USD

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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Stonemasons

National Average Salary $42,000 USD

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

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Construction Carpenters

National Average Salary $45,000 USD

Construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, using carpenter's hand tools and power tools.

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Carpet Installers

National Average Salary $41,000 USD

Lay and install carpet from rolls or blocks on floors. Install padding and trim flooring materials.

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Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

National Average Salary $40,000 USD

Apply blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, or decorative coverings to floors.

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Tile and Marble Setters

National Average Salary $44,000 USD

Apply hard tile, marble, and wood tile to walls, floors, ceilings, and roof decks.

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Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

National Average Salary $40,000 USD

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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Construction Laborers

National Average Salary $35,000 USD

Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials. May assist other craft workers.

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Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

National Average Salary $43,000 USD

Apply plasterboard or other wallboard to ceilings or interior walls of buildings. Apply or mount acoustical tiles or blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing materials to ceilings and walls of buildings to reduce or reflect sound. Materials may be of decorative quality. Includes lathers who fasten wooden, metal, or rockboard lath to walls, ceilings or partitions of buildings to provide support base for plaster, fire-proofing, or acoustical material.

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Electricians

National Average Salary $54,000 USD

Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.

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Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

National Average Salary $37,000 USD

Line and cover structures with insulating materials. May work with batt, roll, or blown insulation materials.

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Painters, Construction and Maintenance

National Average Salary $39,000 USD

Paint walls, equipment, buildings, bridges, and other structural surfaces, using brushes, rollers, and spray guns. May remove old paint to prepare surface prior to painting. May mix colors or oils to obtain desired color or consistency.

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Plumbers

National Average Salary $54,000 USD

Assemble, install, or repair pipes, fittings, or fixtures of heating, water, or drainage systems, according to specifications or plumbing codes.

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Plasterers and Stucco Masons

National Average Salary $43,000 USD

Apply interior or exterior plaster, cement, stucco, or similar materials. May also set ornamental plaster.

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Solar Photovoltaic Installers

National Average Salary $41,000 USD

Assemble, install, or maintain solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on roofs or other structures in compliance with site assessment and schematics. May include measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules. May perform minor electrical work such as current checks.

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Help brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, or tile and marble setters by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.

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Help painters, paperhangers, plasterers, or stucco masons by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.

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Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

National Average Salary $43,000 USD

Install, program, maintain, or repair security or fire alarm wiring and equipment. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes.

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Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers

National Average Salary $46,000 USD

Install, service, or repair heating and air conditioning systems in residences or commercial establishments.

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Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters

National Average Salary $40,000 USD

Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

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Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

National Average Salary $41,000 USD

Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license.

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