Brickmason or Blockmason Salary
A sizeable majority of Brickmason or Blockmasons in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $20.03 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly one in five, and one-eighth earn dental coverage. Though the majority of Brickmason or Blockmasons do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role.
|Hourly Rate||$14.46 - $30.38|
|Overtime||$23.49 - $45.31|
|Total Pay (||$29,185 - $69,975|
Job Description for Brickmason or Blockmason
Brickmasons/blockmasons are responsible for intense physical work and required to know how to read and interpret blueprints, as well as maintain a good understanding of mathematics, particularly geometry. They are generally required to be in good physical shape due to the laborious nature of the job, and should also be knowledgeable of the use of tools like hammers and chisels.Read More...
Block and brickmasons generally work outdoors in order to build or repair structures. They often work for independent contractors rather than large-scale companies. Because they work with others on independent contracting jobs, education requirements are not strict, though some companies may require a college degree. Independent contractors often simply want block/brickmasons to have the necessary geometric and physical labor skills for the job.
As most in this position work with independent contractors, their working hours may vary greatly. Some may work in the day, while others may work into the late afternoon or even at night. Those who work for professional companies usually have strict hours, but these hours can and do vary, as well.
Brickmason or Blockmason Tasks
- Carve out and build structures and surfaces.
- Place materials, such as brick, on mortar bed.
- Cut or saw bricks to fit around windows and doors.
- Spread a mixture of cement, lime, sand, and water with a trowel onto surface.
- Build walkaways, fences, walls, and roads using a variety of materials, including concrete, marble, stone, wood, and bricks.
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Pay by Experience Level for Brickmason or Blockmason
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Brickmason or Blockmasons, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $32K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $41K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Brickmason or Blockmasons make a median salary of $42K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $45K.
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