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Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers Salary Information

The salary statistics of cement masons and concrete finishers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of cement masons and concrete finishers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The cement masons and concrete finishers 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. Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,590
25th Percentile Wage
$31,920
50th Percentile Wage
$39,180
75th Percentile Wage
$51,430
90th Percentile Wage
$68,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cement masons and concrete finishers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) cement masons and concrete finishers is $68,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $39,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,590. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 157% 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 cement masons and concrete finishers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201639,1803.68%8.73%
201537,7402.60%-
201436,7601.71%-
201336,1301.02%-
201235,760--

Table 2. Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of cement masons and concrete finishers in 12 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 cement masons and concrete finishers occupations is the health care and social assistance sector with an annual salary $54,640. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $32,520).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Health Care and Social Assistance
$54,640
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$53,750
Federal, State, and Local Government
$52,280
Educational Services
$48,710
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$46,960
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$41,480
Wholesale Trade
$40,090
Construction
$39,270
Mining
$37,540
Manufacturing
$36,330
Retail Trade
$33,700
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$32,520

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers by States

From the above tables we note that not only cement masons and concrete finishers 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 cement masons and concrete finishers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,210 to $68,110. The highest paying state for cement masons and concrete finishers is Alaska with a median annual salary of $68,110. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,210. For more salary information of cement masons and concrete finishers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Alaska
$68,110
New York
$67,270
Hawaii
$66,540
Illinois
$61,080
New Jersey
$55,290
Louisiana
$52,580
Rhode Island
$50,700
Minnesota
$48,730
California
$48,680
Washington
$48,560
Connecticut
$48,340
Wisconsin
$47,950
Massachusetts
$46,910
District of Columbia
$46,710
Montana
$45,430
New Hampshire
$44,620
Missouri
$44,350
Maryland
$43,340
Pennsylvania
$43,210
Ohio
$42,870
Nevada
$40,930
Virginia
$40,640
North Dakota
$40,480
Michigan
$40,240
Delaware
$40,090
Oregon
$40,070
Indiana
$40,000
Colorado
$39,370
Wyoming
$39,160
Arizona
$38,640
Kansas
$38,450
Iowa
$37,480
Utah
$37,370
New Mexico
$36,780
West Virginia
$36,700
Virgin Islands
$36,590
Kentucky
$35,870
Vermont
$35,790
Idaho
$35,440
Tennessee
$35,300
Nebraska
$35,240
South Dakota
$34,600
South Carolina
$34,570
North Carolina
$34,070
Arkansas
$33,780
Maine
$33,390
Oklahoma
$32,970
Florida
$32,770
Texas
$32,730
Georgia
$32,650
Alabama
$32,140
Guam
$29,120
Mississippi
$27,610
Puerto Rico
$18,210



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