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Highest Paying Industries for Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons

The top 54 highest paying industries for brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $58,990, local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) is the highest paying industry for brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons. It is followed by local government, including schools and hospitals industry (average annual salary $58,270). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 54 Highest Paying Industries for Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$58,990
440
2 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$58,270
560
3 Nonresidential Building Construction
$57,480
4,040
4 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$57,150
60
5 Educational Services - Privately owned
$56,900
70
6 Roofing Contractors
$56,890
40
7 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$55,660
760
8 Federal, State, and Local Government
$55,660
760
9 Educational Services - Local government owned
$54,950
120
10 Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$54,770
n/a
11 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$54,300
1,020
12 Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$54,300
160
13 Federal government, including USPS
$54,030
290
14 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$54,030
290
15 Construction of Buildings
$53,720
5,960
16 Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$52,950
250
17 Primary Metal Manufacturing
$52,950
330
18 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$52,770
110
19 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$52,500
120
20 Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$52,290
70
21 Educational Services
$52,250
310
22 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$51,830
330
23 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$51,340
180
24 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$50,270
90
25 Building Finishing Contractors
$49,110
4,620
26 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$48,950
40
27 State government, including schools and hospitals
$46,960
170
28 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$46,380
120
29 Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$46,370
50
30 Repair and Maintenance
$46,370
50
31 Educational Services - State government owned
$46,330
120
32 Construction
$46,250
65,820
33 Specialty Trade Contractors
$45,640
59,520
34 Masonry Contractors
$45,570
50,380
35 Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$45,470
52,550
36 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$44,350
90
37 Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$43,820
570
38 Residential Building Construction
$43,360
1,930
39 Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$42,770
2,110
40 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$41,720
1,570
41 Administrative and Support Services
$41,620
1,560
42 Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$40,470
1,740
43 Manufacturing
$40,230
1,260
44 Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$39,890
1,270
45 Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$38,940
n/a
46 Landscaping Services
$38,590
n/a
47 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$34,930
840
48 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$34,690
240
49 Wholesale Trade
$34,690
240
50 Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$33,310
670
51 Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$32,820
200
52 Retail Trade
$30,710
380
53 Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$30,260
320
54 Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$30,260
320