• Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 38,600
    $27,920 range bar $51,330
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Cement masons 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 +1.0%
Job Opening 539

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Education & Training

  • Education

    Some may require a high school diploma or GED certificate.
    Associated Programs or Majors
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