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Highest Paying Industries for Brickmasons and Blockmasons

The top 50 highest paying industries for brickmasons and blockmasons (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 $67,840, cement and concrete product manufacturing is the highest paying industry for brickmasons and blockmasons. It is followed by nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing industry (average annual salary $65,610). 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 and blockmasons in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 50 Highest Paying Industries for Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$67,840
n/a
2 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$65,610
110
3 Building Finishing Contractors
$64,790
2,470
4 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$61,890
400
5 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$60,050
530
6 Roofing Contractors
$58,290
40
7 Nonresidential Building Construction
$57,760
3,760
8 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$57,150
60
9 Educational Services - Privately owned
$56,900
70
10 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$55,790
730
11 Federal, State, and Local Government
$55,790
730
12 Construction of Buildings
$55,210
5,360
13 Educational Services - Local government owned
$54,950
120
14 Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$54,770
n/a
15 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$54,520
980
16 Manufacturing
$54,080
510
17 Federal government, including USPS
$54,030
290
18 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$54,030
290
19 Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$53,490
1,530
20 Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$52,950
250
21 Primary Metal Manufacturing
$52,950
330
22 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$52,770
110
23 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$52,500
120
24 Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$52,290
70
25 Educational Services
$52,260
310
26 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$51,890
330
27 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$51,350
180
28 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$50,440
n/a
29 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$48,950
40
30 Construction
$47,580
56,590
31 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$47,430
70
32 State government, including schools and hospitals
$46,970
160
33 Employment Services
$46,940
80
34 Specialty Trade Contractors
$46,900
50,910
35 Masonry Contractors
$46,420
44,610
36 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$46,380
120
37 Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$46,370
50
38 Repair and Maintenance
$46,370
50
39 Educational Services - State government owned
$46,340
120
40 Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$46,270
46,660
41 Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$46,260
450
42 Residential Building Construction
$45,600
1,600
43 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$44,660
n/a
44 Wholesale Trade
$44,660
n/a
45 Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$39,420
1,670
46 Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$38,940
n/a
47 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$38,380
n/a
48 Administrative and Support Services
$38,240
n/a
49 Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$38,030
n/a
50 Landscaping Services
$35,420
n/a
See also: Highest paying cities for brickmasons and blockmasons.