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Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons Salary Information

The salary statistics of brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons 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, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,410
25th Percentile Wage
$36,160
50th Percentile Wage
$47,590
75th Percentile Wage
$62,450
90th Percentile Wage
$82,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons is $82,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,410. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 189% 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, blockmasons, and stonemasons from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,5902.46%5.55%
201546,4200.78%-
201446,0602.13%-
201345,0800.29%-
201244,950--

Table 2. Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons in 9 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, blockmasons, and stonemasons occupations is the educational services sector with an annual salary $55,320. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $32,300).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$55,320
Federal, State, and Local Government
$55,250
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$50,270
Construction
$47,860
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$43,030
Wholesale Trade
$41,160
Manufacturing
$39,360
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$37,400
Retail Trade
$32,300



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