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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

47-2022 Stonemasons



Build stone structures, such as piers, walls, and abutments. Lay walks, curbstones, or special types of masonry for vats, tanks, and floors.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Central Minnesota 407$20.51/hr$15.41/hr$19.35/hr$19.35/hr$22.81/hr$25.55/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Construction60$24.36/hr
Manufacturing30$19.35/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota 10$24.36/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 40$19.35/hr3.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 180$19.35/hrN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 220$19.35/hrN/A
Minnesota 260$19.35/hr-3.7%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 1,370$39.00/hr-5.2%
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 570$41.21/hr6.2%
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 110$39.63/hr-2.7%


  • Shape, trim, face and cut marble or stone preparatory to setting, using power saws, cutting equipment, and hand tools.
  • Set stone or marble in place, according to layout or pattern.
  • Mix mortar or grout and pour or spread mortar or grout on marble slabs, stone, or foundation.
  • Drill holes in marble or ornamental stone and anchor brackets in holes.
  • Lay brick to build shells of chimneys and smokestacks or to line or reline industrial furnaces, kilns, boilers and similar installations.
  • Line interiors of molds with treated paper and fill molds with composition-stone mixture.
  • Lay out wall patterns or foundations, using straight edge, rule, or staked lines.
  • Remove wedges, fill joints between stones, finish joints between stones, using a trowel, and smooth the mortar to an attractive finish, using a tuck pointer.
  • Mix mortar or grout and pour or spread mortar or grout on marble slabs, stone, or foundation.
  • Position mold along guidelines of wall, press mold in place, and remove mold and paper from wall.