Video Source:


Job Information

Build stone structures, such as piers, walls, and abutments. Lay walks, curbstones, or special types of masonry for vats, tanks, and floors.


  • Job opportunities are expected to be good, especially for those with restoration skills.
  • Some entrants learn informally on the job, but apprenticeship programs provide the most thorough training.
  • The work is usually outdoors and involves lifting heavy materials and working on scaffolds.
  • About 27 percent of brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons were self-employed.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $36,640/yr ($18.32/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma