Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
24,340 3.6 % $17.50 $36,390 1.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.25 $13.32 $16.05 $19.27 $26.69
Annual Wage (2) $23,400 $27,700 $33,380 $40,070 $55,520


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 16,370 1.79 $17.60 $36,600
Building Finishing Contractors 5,430 0.67 $17.13 $35,630
Nonresidential Building Construction 690 0.09 $17.48 $36,360
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 400 0.06 $18.78 $39,060
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 300 0.07 $15.53 $32,310

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 16,370 1.79 $17.60 $36,600
Building Finishing Contractors 5,430 0.67 $17.13 $35,630
Nonresidential Building Construction 690 0.09 $17.48 $36,360
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 300 0.07 $15.53 $32,310
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 400 0.06 $18.78 $39,060

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) $31.79 $66,120
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 400 0.06 $18.78 $39,060
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction (8) (8) $17.95 $37,330
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 16,370 1.79 $17.60 $36,600
Nonresidential Building Construction 690 0.09 $17.48 $36,360


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 3,890 0.23 1.36 $18.80 $39,100
Florida 1,980 0.23 1.37 $12.92 $26,860
Texas 1,660 0.14 0.81 $14.93 $31,060
Virginia 1,620 0.42 2.52 $14.84 $30,870
New York 1,460 0.16 0.93 $22.09 $45,960




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 170 0.63 3.75 $16.81 $34,960
Vermont 150 0.50 2.99 $16.95 $35,260
Virginia 1,620 0.42 2.52 $14.84 $30,870
Delaware 150 0.34 2.02 $18.86 $39,230
Maryland 890 0.33 1.97 $15.85 $32,970




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Minnesota 210 0.07 0.44 $25.71 $53,480
Missouri 520 0.19 1.11 $24.31 $50,570
Rhode Island 50 0.10 0.62 $23.62 $49,130
Washington 370 0.11 0.68 $23.39 $48,660
Massachusetts 600 0.17 0.99 $22.64 $47,080





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 1,700 0.18 1.07 $21.79 $45,320
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,160 0.19 1.13 $17.90 $37,240
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 930 0.30 1.77 $15.52 $32,290
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 780 0.22 1.30 $15.37 $31,970
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 490 0.50 3.00 $16.49 $34,300
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 470 0.48 2.83 $18.88 $39,270
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 420 0.28 1.69 $19.69 $40,960
Richmond, VA 420 0.64 3.83 $15.15 $31,510
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 410 0.14 0.85 $23.65 $49,190
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 390 0.29 1.70 $16.52 $34,370




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)
New Bedford, MA 180 2.75 16.37 (8) (8)
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL 60 1.17 6.96 $12.68 $26,370
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 260 0.99 5.91 $13.83 $28,760
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 130 0.91 5.39 $17.07 $35,500
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ 40 0.74 4.39 $15.25 $31,720
Lynchburg, VA 70 0.73 4.32 $12.82 $26,650
Ocala, FL 70 0.71 4.21 $12.10 $25,170
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL 50 0.67 4.01 $11.58 $24,090
Jacksonville, NC 30 0.66 3.90 $13.36 $27,780
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 130 0.66 3.93 $11.50 $23,910




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 250 0.18 1.07 $29.64 $61,650
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 140 0.07 0.44 $28.45 $59,170
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA (8) (8) (8) $25.58 $53,210
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 50 0.20 1.18 $24.63 $51,230
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 360 0.13 0.77 $24.61 $51,200
Salem, OR 80 0.47 2.79 $24.26 $50,450
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA (8) (8) (8) $23.65 $49,200
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 410 0.14 0.85 $23.65 $49,190
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 60 0.10 0.58 $23.48 $48,850
Salinas, CA 50 0.26 1.53 $23.02 $47,890

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 110 1.10 6.51 $16.28 $33,860
Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area 80 0.74 4.42 $16.09 $33,460
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 80 0.52 3.10 $15.12 $31,450
Kansas nonmetropolitan area 70 0.19 1.10 $16.03 $33,350
Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area 50 0.69 4.12 $13.66 $28,420

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 110 1.10 6.51 $16.28 $33,860
Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area 80 0.74 4.42 $16.09 $33,460
Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area 50 0.69 4.12 $13.66 $28,420
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 80 0.52 3.10 $15.12 $31,450
Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area 40 0.50 2.98 $16.65 $34,640

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)
Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 40 0.21 1.27 $28.04 $58,330
West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $21.93 $45,610
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area 40 0.15 0.88 $20.89 $43,440
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $19.65 $40,880
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $19.40 $40,350


About May 2018 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 2018 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 29, 2019