Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of cement masons and concrete finishers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare cement masons and concrete finishers salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,730
25th Percentile Wage
$33,340
50th Percentile Wage
$40,790
75th Percentile Wage
$53,440
90th Percentile Wage
$73,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cement masons and concrete finishers 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) cement masons and concrete finishers is $73,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid cement masons and concrete finishers is $27,730.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of cement masons and concrete finishers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$40,790
3.73% 12.06%
2016
$39,270
3.62% -
2015
$37,850
2.64% -
2014
$36,850
1.66% -
2013
$36,240
1.02% -
2012
$35,870
- -

Compare Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of cement masons and concrete finishers in 22 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 cement masons and concrete finishers occupations is the drywall and insulation contractors industry with an annual salary $53,820. The lowest paying industry is the plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning contractors industry (annual salary $36,030). For detailed cement masons and concrete finishers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$53,820
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$50,410
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$48,040
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$46,560
Utility System Construction
$46,070
Roofing Contractors
$45,660
Nonresidential Building Construction
$44,950
Construction of Buildings
$44,480
Masonry Contractors
$44,480
Residential Building Construction
$43,660
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$42,200
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$40,770
Building Finishing Contractors
$40,610
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$40,570
Specialty Trade Contractors
$40,130
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$39,930
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$39,660
Land Subdivision
$39,340
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$36,460
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$36,280
Building Equipment Contractors
$36,270
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$36,030

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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