Brickmasons and Blockmasons Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of brickmasons and blockmasons in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare brickmasons and blockmasons salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,110
25th Percentile Wage
$37,630
50th Percentile Wage
$49,280
75th Percentile Wage
$64,260
90th Percentile Wage
$83,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for brickmasons and blockmasons in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) brickmasons and blockmasons is $83,980. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid brickmasons and blockmasons is $30,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of brickmasons and blockmasons in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,2802.37%6.55%
201548,1101.10%-
201447,5802.37%-
201346,4500.86%-
201246,050--

Compare Brickmasons and Blockmasons Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of brickmasons and blockmasons in 19 industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for brickmasons and blockmasons occupations is the highway, street, and bridge construction industry with an annual salary $90,380. The lowest paying industry is the utility system construction industry (annual salary $24,040). For detailed brickmasons and blockmasons salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$90,380
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$76,470
Building Finishing Contractors
$63,070
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$62,420
Nonresidential Building Construction
$59,690
Building Equipment Contractors
$59,370
Construction of Buildings
$58,650
Residential Building Construction
$57,580
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$55,220
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$53,280
Specialty Trade Contractors
$48,350
Masonry Contractors
$48,070
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$48,040
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$47,760
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$47,440
Roofing Contractors
$47,390
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$40,500
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$38,250
Utility System Construction
$24,040

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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