• Brickmasons and Blockmasons
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 40,800
    $30,350 range bar $51,160
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Brickmasons and blockmasons (or, simply, masons) use bricks and concrete blocks to build fences, walkways, walls, and other structures.

What do they typically do

  • Lay bricks or blocks according to plans
  • Read blueprints or drawings to calculate materials needed
  • Ensure that a structure is perfectly vertical and horizontal, using a plumb bob and level
  • Mix mortar or grout and spread it onto a slab or foundation
  • Clean and polish surfaces with hand or power tools
  • Break or cut bricks or blocks to their appropriate size
  • Clean excess mortar with trowels and other hand tools
  • Lay out patterns or foundations using a straightedge

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.9%
Job Opening 434

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Education & Training

  • Education

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
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