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Brickmasons and Blockmasons Salary Information

The salary statistics of brickmasons and blockmasons are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of brickmasons and blockmasons within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The brickmasons and blockmasons annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Brickmasons and Blockmasons Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,070
25th Percentile Wage
$37,590
50th Percentile Wage
$49,250
75th Percentile Wage
$64,110
90th Percentile Wage
$84,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for brickmasons and blockmasons. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) brickmasons and blockmasons is $84,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,070. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 179% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,2502.64%5.71%
201547,9500.63%-
201447,6502.18%-
201346,6100.36%-
201246,440--

Table 2. Brickmasons and Blockmasons Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of brickmasons and blockmasons in 7 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for brickmasons and blockmasons occupations is the educational services sector with an annual salary $55,520. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $37,670).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$55,520
Federal, State, and Local Government
$55,250
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$50,440
Construction
$49,280
Manufacturing
$46,930
Wholesale Trade
$44,810
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$37,670

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Brickmasons and Blockmasons by States

From the above tables we note that not only brickmasons and blockmasons salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of brickmasons and blockmasons in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $25,590 to $81,620. The highest paying state for brickmasons and blockmasons is Illinois with a median annual salary of $81,620. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $25,590. For more salary information of brickmasons and blockmasons profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Illinois
$81,620
Massachusetts
$81,270
Washington
$70,530
Rhode Island
$70,160
Minnesota
$69,360
New York
$69,140
Missouri
$66,220
District of Columbia
$63,900
Connecticut
$63,660
New Jersey
$62,990
North Dakota
$60,740
Hawaii
$58,790
California
$58,730
Delaware
$55,780
Wyoming
$54,750
Pennsylvania
$54,210
Wisconsin
$54,130
Vermont
$53,000
Alaska
$52,690
Idaho
$52,450
Nebraska
$52,370
Ohio
$51,610
Montana
$50,680
South Dakota
$50,420
Colorado
$50,000
Kansas
$49,000
New Hampshire
$48,960
Indiana
$46,830
Kentucky
$46,700
Virginia
$46,460
Michigan
$46,400
Oregon
$46,180
Maryland
$44,020
Texas
$44,010
Tennessee
$43,970
Iowa
$43,000
Oklahoma
$42,140
West Virginia
$41,750
Virgin Islands
$40,540
Nevada
$40,080
Arizona
$39,980
Louisiana
$39,790
Arkansas
$39,510
Utah
$39,440
New Mexico
$38,590
Alabama
$38,130
Maine
$37,480
North Carolina
$36,910
Georgia
$36,670
Florida
$35,310
South Carolina
$35,120
Mississippi
$34,890
Puerto Rico
$25,590


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