Salary for Stonemasons

Also known as:  Banker Mason, Curbstone Setter, Granite Setter, Memorial Mason, Monument Mason, Rock Mason, Stone Chimney Mason, Stone Layer, Stonemason

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Similar to brick and blockmasons, Stonemasons use natural stones to build homes, sculptures, walkways, fences, and other structures. In the past, stonemasons were used to construct many of the historical monuments that are still standing today (such as the Taj Mahal). Stonemasons most often learn their trade from a formal apprenticeship program. However, some trade schools do provide more in-depth one or two year programs in masonry. There are other stonemasons who have no formal training at all, and simply learn their skills informally in their first few months of work.

A Stonemason will normally get a pay level of $28,310 and $75,690 depending on experience and education levels. will normally get an average pay level of fourty-eight thousand two hundred and ninety dollars per annum.

can expect the most salary in New Jersey, where they can get compensation, on average, of close to about $69,590. These professionals receive the best pay in Construction, which has an average salary rate of $49,700.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 30.77 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Stonemasons tend to make the most in the following industries:

Construction
$49,700
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$47,030
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$44,040
Retail Trade
$37,040
Manufacturing
$36,050

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Manufacturing
$36,050
Retail Trade
$37,040
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$44,040
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$47,030
Construction
$49,700