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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

47-3011 Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

Help brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, or tile and marble setters by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying, or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. Construction laborers who do not primarily assist brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons or tile and marble setters are classified under “Construction Laborers” (47-2061). Apprentice workers are classified with the appropriate skilled construction trade occupation (47-2011 through 47-2231).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
23,480 4.0 % $18.48 $38,440 1.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.01 $14.08 $17.02 $21.03 $28.70
Annual Wage (2) $24,980 $29,290 $35,410 $43,750 $59,690


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 15,250 1.63 $18.57 $38,620
Building Finishing Contractors 5,530 0.66 $17.78 $36,990
Nonresidential Building Construction 510 0.06 $20.14 $41,880
Residential Building Construction 380 0.05 $25.51 $53,050
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 360 0.05 $18.52 $38,530

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 15,250 1.63 $18.57 $38,620
Building Finishing Contractors 5,530 0.66 $17.78 $36,990
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 360 0.09 $15.06 $31,320
Nonresidential Building Construction 510 0.06 $20.14 $41,880
Home Furnishings Stores 120 0.05 $15.14 $31,490

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 60 (7) $32.67 $67,960
Residential Building Construction 380 0.05 $25.51 $53,050
Building Material and Supplies Dealers (8) (8) $20.60 $42,850
Nonresidential Building Construction 510 0.06 $20.14 $41,880
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction (8) (8) $18.90 $39,300


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 4,400 0.25 1.58 $19.97 $41,540
Texas 1,900 0.15 0.95 $16.53 $34,380
Florida 1,830 0.21 1.30 $13.96 $29,050
New York 1,430 0.15 0.94 $24.10 $50,130
Virginia 1,290 0.33 2.07 $15.17 $31,550




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wyoming 160 0.58 3.60 $17.93 $37,300
Vermont 110 0.37 2.34 $17.32 $36,030
Virginia 1,290 0.33 2.07 $15.17 $31,550
Utah 500 0.33 2.08 $18.17 $37,790
Nevada 430 0.31 1.91 $18.02 $37,470




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Minnesota 300 0.10 0.66 $27.01 $56,180
Washington 310 0.09 0.58 $25.19 $52,380
Missouri 360 0.13 0.81 $24.56 $51,090
New York 1,430 0.15 0.94 $24.10 $50,130
Connecticut 200 0.12 0.76 $23.58 $49,050





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,750 0.18 1.14 $23.61 $49,120
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,390 0.22 1.40 $20.24 $42,100
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 660 0.21 1.30 $16.54 $34,400
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 650 0.18 1.10 $17.30 $35,990
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 500 0.50 3.13 $16.41 $34,130
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 470 0.46 2.89 $19.63 $40,840
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 430 0.28 1.76 $22.53 $46,850
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 380 0.13 0.83 $25.77 $53,590
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 380 0.14 0.85 $20.62 $42,890
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 360 0.26 1.65 $16.65 $34,630




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 330 1.22 7.63 $14.18 $29,500
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL 50 1.03 6.44 (8) (8)
Ocala, FL 80 0.74 4.65 $13.87 $28,850
Altoona, PA 40 0.72 4.50 $16.80 $34,940
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 70 0.71 4.45 $17.46 $36,320
Lynchburg, VA 70 0.68 4.27 $12.51 $26,020
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL 50 0.68 4.27 $12.16 $25,280
Stockton-Lodi, CA 170 0.67 4.22 $16.46 $34,240
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ 30 0.65 4.06 $17.10 $35,570
Modesto, CA 120 0.63 3.93 $17.30 $35,980




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
St. Louis, MO-IL (8) (8) (8) $29.18 $60,700
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI (8) (8) (8) $28.45 $59,180
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 380 0.13 0.83 $25.77 $53,590
Salinas, CA 80 0.42 2.62 $24.06 $50,040
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,750 0.18 1.14 $23.61 $49,120
Cleveland-Elyria, OH (8) (8) (8) $23.38 $48,620
Urban Honolulu, HI 30 0.07 0.43 $22.84 $47,500
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 330 0.22 1.39 $22.74 $47,290
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 210 0.04 0.27 $22.64 $47,090
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 430 0.28 1.76 $22.53 $46,850

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area 100 0.97 6.06 $17.69 $36,800
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area 40 0.17 1.08 $19.06 $39,650
Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area 40 0.46 2.89 $17.85 $37,140
Nevada nonmetropolitan area 30 0.35 2.21 $20.93 $43,530
Maryland nonmetropolitan area 30 0.57 3.56 $13.64 $28,370

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area 100 0.97 6.06 $17.69 $36,800
Maryland nonmetropolitan area 30 0.57 3.56 $13.64 $28,370
Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area 40 0.46 2.89 $17.85 $37,140
Nevada nonmetropolitan area 30 0.35 2.21 $20.93 $43,530
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area 30 0.29 1.84 $19.29 $40,110

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $22.96 $47,760
Nevada nonmetropolitan area 30 0.35 2.21 $20.93 $43,530
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area 30 0.29 1.84 $19.29 $40,110
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area 40 0.17 1.08 $19.06 $39,650
West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $18.76 $39,020


About May 2019 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2019 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: July 6, 2020