Brickmason or Blockmason Salary
Men make up the majority of Brickmason or Blockmasons in the United States, bringing in about $20.06 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to slightly less than a fifth, and nearly one-eighth earn dental coverage. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction.
|Hourly Rate||$13.94 - $30.14|
|Overtime||$22.79 - $45.09|
|Total Pay (||$28,941 - $68,410|
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.
Pay by Experience Level for Brickmason or Blockmason
Pay by Experience for a Brickmason or Blockmason has a positive trend. An entry-level Brickmason or Blockmason with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Brickmason or Blockmason with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Brickmason or Blockmason which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 49 salaries. A Brickmason or Blockmason with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 32 salaries.
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