• Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 44,860
    $35,180 range bar $56,160
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers pour, smooth, and finish concrete floors, sidewalks, roads, and curbs. They use a variety of hand and power tools.

What do they typically do

  • Mold expansion joints and edges
  • Set forms that hold concrete in place
  • Apply sealants or waterproofing to protect concrete
  • Spread, level, and smooth concrete, using a trowel, float, or screed
  • Grind and polish surfaces for a smooth, lustrous look
  • Signal truck drivers and move chute to help pour concrete into forms
  • Monitor curing (hardening) to make sure the cement's finish is durable, smooth, and uniform
  • Install reinforcing rebar or mesh wire to strengthen the concrete

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.3%
Job Openings 635

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