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Highest Paying Industries for Plasterers and Stucco Masons

The top 37 highest paying industries for plasterers and stucco masons (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 $79,800, local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) is the highest paying industry for plasterers and stucco masons. It is followed by local government, including schools and hospitals industry (average annual salary $78,640). 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 plasterers and stucco masons in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 37 Highest Paying Industries for Plasterers and Stucco Masons

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$79,800
400
2 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$78,640
460
3 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$71,730
500
4 Federal, State, and Local Government
$71,730
500
5 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$61,320
650
6 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$53,060
40
7 Nonresidential Building Construction
$52,950
860
8 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$52,840
30
9 Hospitals - Privately owned
$52,840
30
10 Health Care and Social Assistance
$52,010
60
11 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$50,550
50
12 Construction of Buildings
$48,430
1,610
13 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$47,460
90
14 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$47,440
70
15 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$47,400
80
16 Educational Services - State government owned
$47,300
80
17 State government, including schools and hospitals
$47,080
170
18 Educational Services
$46,410
140
19 Educational Services - Local government owned
$43,810
60
20 Residential Building Construction
$43,230
750
21 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$42,520
50
22 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$42,190
50
23 Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$40,470
1,210
24 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$38,650
40
25 Manufacturing
$38,650
40
26 Construction
$37,160
19,210
27 Building Finishing Contractors
$37,120
11,210
28 Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$37,110
10,890
29 Specialty Trade Contractors
$36,830
17,610
30 Temporary Help Services
$36,780
50
31 Masonry Contractors
$36,310
4,600
32 Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$35,930
5,170
33 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$35,710
280
34 Administrative and Support Services
$35,590
280
35 Employment Services
$35,350
270
36 Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$32,500
n/a
37 Roofing Contractors
$32,060
40
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