Mason Salary

The average pay for a Mason is $20.38 per hour. A skill in Blueprints is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$24,085 - $72,649
$24K
$45K
$73K
MEDIAN: $45,162
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90%

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$14.14 - $34.16
$14
$20
$34
MEDIAN: $20.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$24,085 - $72,649  
   
Bonus
$29.36 - $7,660  
Profit Sharing
$1,011  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,629 - $73,188  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.14 - $34.16  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.00  
Overtime
$18.38 - $44.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$29.36 - $7,660  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,011  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,629 - $73,188  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 413

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Job Description for Mason

A good Mason is familiar with working in poured concrete and concrete block, as well as working with bricks. A Mason's work involves forming structures using concrete and advising carpenters in the building of forms and their placement. A Mason needs to be able to check vertical and horizontal alignment, ensuring that the masonry work is level. A Mason needs to know how to install anchors and reinforcements by bending and spacing according to a given set of specifications. He or she needs to be able to read and interpret blueprints and other guidelines for building. A Mason must be able to lay stone, brick, blocks and other materials to form structures. Some tools that a Mason needs to be able to know how to use well include edges and trowels, hammers, as well as cutting equipment and saws. The Mason needs to be able to coordinate with other contractors, especially on larger-scale projects, though he or she may be working alone on smaller projects. A Mason is familiar with and is able to prepare concrete and mortar, and makes educated decisions on how much material is needed for the work. Attention to detail is required, as well as having good technique in being precise and measuring accurately. A good Mason is up to date on all safety procedures, follows them rigorously, and is able to maintain a neat and tidy work area after the job has been completed. Due to the nature of the work, a Mason needs to be willing to work outdoors a good percentage of the time.


Mason Tasks

  • Form structures of concrete and advise carpenters in building of forms and placement.
  • Check vertical and horizontal alignment.
  • Prepare concrete and mortar.
  • Lay stone, brick, blocks and other materials to form structures.
  • Install anchors and reinforcements by bending and spacing according to specifications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mason

Pay by Experience for a Mason has a positive trend. An entry-level Mason with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 129 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mason with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 121 salaries. An experienced Mason which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 210 salaries. A Mason with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 138 salaries.

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Key Stats for Mason

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Mason Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$44,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Skills That Affect Mason Salaries

Blueprints
▲32%

Mason
▲8%

National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 76%