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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  4      


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
ConstructionN/AN/A
Manufacturing80$21.20/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA N/A$21.99/hrN/A
St Cloud 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
Central Minnesota N/AN/A3.8%
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 20$21.76/hrN/A
Minnesota 90$21.20/hr-3.7%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 1,150$38.29/hr-5.2%
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 990$38.92/hr6.2%
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters N/AN/A-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.