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Plasterers and Stucco Masons Salary Information

The salary statistics of plasterers and stucco masons are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of plasterers and stucco masons within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The plasterers and stucco masons 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. Plasterers and Stucco Masons Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,820
25th Percentile Wage
$32,560
50th Percentile Wage
$38,890
75th Percentile Wage
$50,850
90th Percentile Wage
$71,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for plasterers and stucco masons. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) plasterers and stucco masons is $71,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,820. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 165% 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 plasterers and stucco masons from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,8904.04%4.53%
201537,320-0.62%-
201437,5502.32%-
201336,680-1.23%-
201237,130--

Table 2. Plasterers and Stucco Masons Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of plasterers and stucco masons in 6 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 plasterers and stucco masons occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $85,200. The lowest paying sector is the construction sector (annual salary $38,420).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$85,200
Health Care and Social Assistance
$59,900
Manufacturing
$49,720
Educational Services
$48,580
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$38,570
Construction
$38,420

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Plasterers and Stucco Masons by States

From the above tables we note that not only plasterers and stucco masons 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 plasterers and stucco masons in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $25,910 to $86,190. The highest paying state for plasterers and stucco masons is Illinois with a median annual salary of $86,190. The lowest paying state is North Carolina with a median annual salary of $25,910. For more salary information of plasterers and stucco masons profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Illinois
$86,190
New York
$85,820
Connecticut
$55,860
Minnesota
$55,680
Massachusetts
$54,950
Indiana
$51,320
Michigan
$50,780
Pennsylvania
$48,730
Washington
$44,860
Kansas
$44,850
Missouri
$44,560
Oregon
$44,150
Hawaii
$43,970
California
$43,090
Montana
$42,280
Wisconsin
$42,170
Ohio
$40,500
New Jersey
$40,480
Delaware
$40,190
Virginia
$39,360
Maryland
$38,980
South Carolina
$38,950
Nebraska
$37,460
Rhode Island
$37,220
Arizona
$36,880
Texas
$36,670
Kentucky
$36,610
Mississippi
$35,730
Tennessee
$35,650
Oklahoma
$35,560
Utah
$35,120
West Virginia
$35,070
Georgia
$34,990
Florida
$34,970
Colorado
$34,430
Nevada
$33,740
New Mexico
$32,180
Louisiana
$30,890
Idaho
$30,780
Alabama
$30,650
New Hampshire
$29,310
Guam
$28,980
Puerto Rico
$28,310
North Carolina
$25,910


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