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
$26,700
25th Percentile Wage
$32,330
50th Percentile Wage
$38,420
75th Percentile Wage
$49,530
90th Percentile Wage
$66,600

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 $66,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid plasterers and stucco masons is $26,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,4204.14%4.69%
201536,830-0.90%-
201437,1602.61%-
201336,190-1.19%-
201236,620--

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

The average salaries of plasterers and stucco masons in twelve 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 poured concrete foundation and structure contractors industry (annual salary $31,240). 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
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$45,190
Nonresidential Building Construction
$43,720
Construction of Buildings
$42,960
Residential Building Construction
$42,050
Building Finishing Contractors
$38,980
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$38,940
Specialty Trade Contractors
$38,280
Masonry Contractors
$36,590
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$36,070
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$31,240

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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