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Highest Paying Industries for Stonemasons

The top 28 highest paying industries for 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 $58,270, poured concrete foundation and structure contractors is the highest paying industry for stonemasons. It is followed by local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (average annual salary $51,230). 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 stonemasons in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 28 Highest Paying Industries for Stonemasons

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$58,270
n/a
2 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$51,230
40
3 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$51,230
40
4 Federal, State, and Local Government
$51,230
40
5 Administrative and Support Services
$45,350
660
6 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$45,350
660
7 Nonresidential Building Construction
$45,080
280
8 Landscaping Services
$44,400
310
9 Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$42,750
460
10 Building Finishing Contractors
$39,530
2,150
11 Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$38,420
5,890
12 Construction of Buildings
$38,320
610
13 Masonry Contractors
$38,260
5,770
14 Construction
$38,090
9,220
15 Specialty Trade Contractors
$38,080
8,610
16 Residential Building Construction
$36,960
330
17 Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$36,530
n/a
18 Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$34,220
n/a
19 Manufacturing
$33,580
760
20 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$33,490
740
21 Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$33,340
660
22 Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$32,050
190
23 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$31,450
190
24 Wholesale Trade
$31,450
190
25 Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$30,950
580
26 Retail Trade
$30,710
340
27 Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$30,000
310
28 Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$30,000
310
See also: Highest paying cities for stonemasons.