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Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Job Information

Smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, sidewalks, roads, or curbs using a variety of hand and power tools. Align forms for sidewalks, curbs, or gutters; patch voids; and use saws to cut expansion joints.


  • Job opportunities are expected to be good, especially for those with the most experience and skills.
  • Most workers learn on the job or through a combination of classroom and on-the-job training that can take 3 to 4 years.
  • Cement masons often have variable schedules and work overtime, with premium pay, because once concrete has been placed, the job must be completed quickly.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $35,600/yr ($17.80/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma