Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

in Massachusetts

Smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, sidewalks, roads, or curbs using a variety of hand and power tools. Align forms for sidewalks, curbs, or gutters; patch voids; and use saws to cut expansion joints. Installers of mortarless segmental concrete masonry wall units are classified in "Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers" (37- 3011).

Occupation Projection for Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
472051  Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 1,930 2,144 214 11.09 % 78 138 21 237 No formal educational credential 

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Projected 2026 Employment Change
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Construction    1,680  87 % 1,880  88 % 200  12 % $55,090
Specialty Trade Contractors    1,400  72 % 1,570  73 % 170  12 % $55,540
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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