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Brickmasons and Blockmasons

in Massachusetts

Lay and bind building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block, with mortar and other substances to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures. Excludes "Stonemasons" (47-2022). Installers of mortarless segmental concrete masonry wall units are classified in "Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers" (37-3011).

Occupation Projection for Brickmasons and Blockmasons

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
472021  Brickmasons and Blockmasons 1,963 2,157 194 9.88 % 60 114 19 193 High school diploma or equivalent 

Brickmasons and Blockmasons Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Construction    1,130  57 % 1,260  59 % 130  12 % $71,940
Specialty Trade Contractors    1,100  56 % 1,230  57 % 130  12 % $72,420
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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