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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Brickmasons and Blockmasons Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,550
25th Percentile Wage
$38,680
50th Percentile Wage
$49,770
75th Percentile Wage
$63,620
90th Percentile Wage
$82,810

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 $82,810. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,550. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 171% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,770
1.04% 6.69%
2016
$49,250
2.64% -
2015
$47,950
0.63% -
2014
$47,650
2.18% -
2013
$46,610
0.36% -
2012
$46,440
- -

Table 2. Brickmasons and Blockmasons Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of brickmasons and blockmasons in 10 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 real estate and rental and leasing sector with an annual salary $63,140. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $29,800).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$63,140
Federal, State, and Local Government
$56,720
Educational Services
$54,680
Wholesale Trade
$53,630
Manufacturing
$51,230
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$50,440
Construction
$49,720
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$43,380
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$39,880
Retail Trade
$29,800

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 $26,110 to $73,760. The highest paying state for brickmasons and blockmasons is Washington with a median annual salary of $73,760. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $26,110. For more salary information of brickmasons and blockmasons profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Washington
$73,760
New York
$73,080
Illinois
$70,500
Hawaii
$69,430
Rhode Island
$65,510
Missouri
$65,190
Minnesota
$64,410
New Jersey
$62,820
District of Columbia
$61,520
Massachusetts
$58,690
California
$56,750
North Dakota
$56,620
Wisconsin
$55,710
Delaware
$55,010
Colorado
$54,520
Wyoming
$54,410
Nebraska
$53,810
Ohio
$53,340
Pennsylvania
$52,980
Connecticut
$52,920
Alaska
$52,690
Vermont
$51,940
Indiana
$51,340
Idaho
$50,870
South Dakota
$50,170
Iowa
$49,780
Kansas
$48,990
Michigan
$48,150
Maryland
$47,360
Tennessee
$46,610
Kentucky
$46,460
Virgin Islands
$46,190
Virginia
$45,890
Texas
$45,470
Nevada
$45,050
Oregon
$44,690
New Hampshire
$44,400
Montana
$43,950
New Mexico
$43,540
Oklahoma
$42,780
Arkansas
$42,750
Louisiana
$40,580
Alabama
$38,750
Maine
$38,660
South Carolina
$37,840
Arizona
$37,650
North Carolina
$37,460
Mississippi
$37,150
Utah
$36,610
West Virginia
$36,210
Florida
$36,130
Georgia
$35,950
Guam
$28,280
Puerto Rico
$26,110



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