Plasterers and Stucco Masons Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Plasterers and Stucco Masons

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,920
25th Percentile Wage
$33,370
50th Percentile Wage
$40,190
75th Percentile Wage
$51,960
90th Percentile Wage
$66,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for plasterers and stucco masons 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) plasterers and stucco masons is $66,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid plasterers and stucco masons is $27,920.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$40,190
4.40% 8.88%
2016
$38,420
4.14% -
2015
$36,830
-0.90% -
2014
$37,160
2.61% -
2013
$36,190
-1.19% -
2012
$36,620
- -

Compare Plasterers and Stucco Masons Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of plasterers and stucco masons in 16 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 plasterers and stucco masons occupations is the plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning contractors industry with an annual salary $64,020. The lowest paying industry is the roofing contractors industry (annual salary $32,060). For detailed plasterers and stucco masons salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$64,020
Building Equipment Contractors
$63,840
Nonresidential Building Construction
$48,430
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$45,660
Construction of Buildings
$42,240
Building Finishing Contractors
$42,070
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$41,960
Utility System Construction
$41,680
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$41,600
Specialty Trade Contractors
$40,080
Residential Building Construction
$38,950
Masonry Contractors
$37,730
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$36,990
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$36,630
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$33,740
Roofing Contractors
$32,060

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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