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
$30,620
25th Percentile Wage
$38,760
50th Percentile Wage
$49,720
75th Percentile Wage
$63,580
90th Percentile Wage
$82,590

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 $82,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid brickmasons and blockmasons is $30,620.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of brickmasons and blockmasons in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,720
0.88% 7.38%
2016
$49,280
2.37% -
2015
$48,110
1.10% -
2014
$47,580
2.37% -
2013
$46,450
0.86% -
2012
$46,050
- -

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

The average salaries of brickmasons and blockmasons in 20 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 other building equipment contractors industry with an annual salary $65,650. The lowest paying industry is the utility system construction industry (annual salary $28,310). For detailed brickmasons and blockmasons salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$65,650
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$63,200
Nonresidential Building Construction
$60,440
Building Equipment Contractors
$60,160
Building Finishing Contractors
$59,960
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$59,210
Construction of Buildings
$58,500
Residential Building Construction
$56,240
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$56,190
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$53,810
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$52,170
Specialty Trade Contractors
$48,960
Masonry Contractors
$48,700
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$48,450
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$48,040
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$47,780
Roofing Contractors
$44,640
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$44,180
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$38,250
Utility System Construction
$28,310

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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