Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers

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. (SOC Code: 47-2051)

Average wage in the State of Hawaii (2022)*:
$78,210 / per year

Information for Masonry Workers**:

Typical Entry -Level Education**:
High school diploma or equivalent

On-the-job Training**:
Apprenticeship

Work Environment**:
Masonry work is physically demanding, requiring heavy lifting and long periods of standing, kneeling, and bending. Most masons work full time.

How to Become a Mason**:
Masons typically need a high school diploma or equivalent and learn the trade either through an apprenticeship or on the job.

* State of Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism “Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics” Data (2022) (https://dbedt.hawaii.gov/economic/employment-and-wages-by-occupation/)

** Information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook (https://www.bls.gov/ooh/construction-and-extraction/brickmasons-blockmasons-and-stonemasons.htm)