Masonry

Masonry workers, also known as masons, use bricks, concrete blocks, concrete, and natural and manmade stones to build walls, walkways, fences, and other masonry structures.

Introduction:

Masonry materials are some of the most common and durable materials used in construction. Brick, block, and stone structures can last for hundreds of years. Concrete—a mixture of cement, sand, gravel, and water—is the foundation for everything from decorative patios and floors to huge dams or miles of roadways.

Career Opportunities:

  • Brick Mason

  • Block Mason

  • Cement Mason

Employment Outlook:

Employment of masonry workers is projected to grow 15 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Salary:

The average wage and salary earnings of masonry worker are $44,950 annually or $21.61 per hour.

 

Location

  • W.H Turner Technical Arts Adult Education Center

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