• Brickmasons and Blockmasons
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 46,350
    $33,860 range bar $56,840
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Moderately 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 +1.0%
Job Openings 256

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