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Mason (Brick, Block, Stone)

CAREER OVERVIEW

Builds stone structures such as piers, walls, and abutments. Lays walkways, curbstones, or special types of masonry for foundations for vats, tanks, and flooring.

Skills and Abilities 

  • Constructing with brick, stone, and mortar
  • Making large fixed structures and objects
  • Using construction hand and power tools
  • Working as a member of a construction team
  • Following construction blueprints and plans
  • Following written construction work orders

AVERAGE SALARY

  • $53,870 (annually)
  • $25.17 (hourly)  

Salary Ranges (entry level > experienced) 

  • $47,132 - $64,700 (annually)
  • $20.74 - $31.11 (hourly)

*SOURCE: Occupational Employment Statistics Program, US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, for Colorado, from May 2018. https://www.bls.gov/oes/

 * Entry Level wage rates based on the average of the lower 1/3 of the wage distribution. Experienced wage rates based on the average of the top 10% of the wage distribution.

 

VIDEO SOURCE: Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration on careeronestop.org

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