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Highest Paying Industries for Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

The top 74 highest paying industries for cement masons and concrete finishers (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 $60,670, coal mining is the highest paying industry for cement masons and concrete finishers. It is followed by mining (except oil and gas) industry (average annual salary $58,590). 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 cement masons and concrete finishers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 74 Highest Paying Industries for Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Coal Mining
$60,670
30
2 Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$58,590
120
3 Health Care and Social Assistance
$54,640
40
4 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$54,590
40
5 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$54,540
30
6 Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$54,040
80
7 Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$52,870
470
8 Repair and Maintenance
$52,030
30
9 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$51,140
40
10 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$50,830
100
11 Federal government, including USPS
$49,410
100
12 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$49,410
100
13 Metal Ore Mining
$47,640
70
14 Educational Services - Local government owned
$47,500
120
15 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$47,490
80
16 Roofing Contractors
$47,250
50
17 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$46,460
100
18 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$46,220
100
19 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$46,170
1,700
20 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$46,170
1,490
21 Federal, State, and Local Government
$46,170
1,490
22 Educational Services
$45,960
220
23 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$45,710
1,430
24 State government, including schools and hospitals
$45,700
160
25 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$45,390
1,300
26 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$44,750
100
27 Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$44,140
280
28 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$42,960
70
29 Educational Services - State government owned
$42,960
70
30 Landscaping Services
$42,630
290
31 Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$42,340
380
32 Building Equipment Contractors
$41,830
430
33 Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$40,620
70
34 Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$40,140
n/a
35 Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$39,530
n/a
36 Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$38,870
1,120
37 Nonresidential Building Construction
$38,840
14,090
38 Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$38,720
12,480
39 Masonry Contractors
$38,660
8,550
40 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$38,350
17,020
41 Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$38,280
710
42 Construction of Buildings
$38,010
21,860
43 Mining
$37,780
730
44 Other Building Equipment Contractors
$37,700
70
45 Utility System Construction
$37,070
3,360
46 Residential Building Construction
$36,930
7,770
47 Construction
$36,850
143,250
48 Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$36,470
73,930
49 Specialty Trade Contractors
$36,410
104,360
50 Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$36,400
180
51 Support Activities for Mining
$36,380
610
52 Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$36,260
27,260
53 Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$36,250
61,630
54 Waste Management and Remediation Services
$35,680
n/a
55 Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$35,180
n/a
56 Building Finishing Contractors
$35,160
2,750
57 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$34,890
n/a
58 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$34,890
n/a
59 Engineering Services
$34,270
n/a
60 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$33,970
2,500
61 Administrative and Support Services
$33,840
2,450
62 Retail Trade
$33,200
400
63 Manufacturing
$32,640
3,370
64 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$32,340
3,200
65 Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$32,050
340
66 Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$32,050
340
67 Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$32,030
3,000
68 Employment Services
$31,290
1,980
69 Temporary Help Services
$31,150
1,100
70 Machinery Manufacturing
$30,640
40
71 Land Subdivision
$29,410
70
72 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$28,390
270
73 Wholesale Trade
$28,210
330
74 Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$27,000
n/a
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