Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers

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Total Workforce

128k

Average Age

41.3

Estimated Job Growth

1%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$39,085

Average Male Salary

$39,104

Average Female Salary

$35,634

About

Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers was $39,085 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers by wage are Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, & blasters, Photographers, and Occupational therapy assistants & aides.

Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers are part of the Construction & Extraction Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers, Boilermakers, Carpenters, Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, Cement masons, concrete finishers, & terrazzo workers, Construction laborers, Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Construction equipment operators except paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, Electricians, Glaziers, Insulation workers, Painters & paperhangers, Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, & steamfitters, Plasterers & stucco masons, Roofers, Sheet metal workers, Structural iron & steel workers, Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, Helpers, construction trades, Construction & building inspectors, Elevator installers & repairers, Fence erectors, Hazardous materials removal workers, Highway maintenance workers, Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, Earth drillers, except oil & gas, Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, & blasters, Mining machine operators, Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Miscellaneous construction workers, including solar photovoltaic installers, septic tank servicers & sewer pipe cleaners

The top 3 locations that employ the most Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers are Oakland County (Central) PUMA, MI, Winter Garden, Ocoee Cities & Oakland Town PUMA, FL, and Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers are Oakland County (Central) PUMA, MI, Winter Garden, Ocoee Cities & Oakland Town PUMA, FL, and Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, by average wage, is Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing. Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers are paid most in Faulkner & Lonoke Counties PUMA, AR but are relatively concentrated in Oakland County (Central) PUMA, MI.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$39,085

AVERAGE SALARY

± $1,811

In 2017, Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers earned an average of $39,085, $12,980 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Photographers make somewhat more than Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers while Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, & blasters make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.301

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.301, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, by number of employees, are Construction, Miscellaneous nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing, and Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, by average wage, are Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing, Construction, and Miscellaneous nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing.

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Industries by Share

128k

2017 Workforce

± 8,790

2.61%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 9.5%

The number of people employed as Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers has been growing at a rate of 2.61%, from 125,026 people in 2016 to 128,288 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers at  91.9%, followed by Miscellaneous nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing with 1.76% and Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing with 0.751%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers in the US. The average age of male Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers in the workforce is 41.3 and of female Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers is 41.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers is White.

Gender Composition

128k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 8,765

714

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 656

99.4% of Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers

  1. White

  2. Other

  3. Black

75% of Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 13.8% of Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, Other is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers.

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Age by Gender

41.3

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.833

41.5

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 14.6

The median age of Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers is 41.3, and Male employees are generally 0.173 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers is Business but a relatively high number of Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers hold a major in Engineering.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

  1. false

MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers need more than the average amount of Installation, Equipment Selection, and Operation and Control.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers are expected to see a growth of 1% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

1%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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