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Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers 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, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,580
25th Percentile Wage
$31,920
50th Percentile Wage
$39,210
75th Percentile Wage
$51,470
90th Percentile Wage
$68,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers is $68,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $39,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,580. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 158% 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, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201639,2103.65%8.62%
201537,7802.59%-
201436,8001.68%-
201336,1800.97%-
201235,830--

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

The average salaries of cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers 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, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers 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 $32,530).

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
Construction
$39,290
Wholesale Trade
$39,210
Mining
$37,540
Manufacturing
$36,470
Retail Trade
$33,700
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$32,530


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