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What do bricklayers and stonemasons do?

  • study plans and specifications to determine required materials, dimensions and installation procedures
  • construct walls using stone slabs and large masonry slab blocks
  • lay bricks in rows, designs and shapes, and spread mortar between joints
  • cut, shape, polish and repair stones, bricks, cement blocks and related structures
  • design and cut monumental masonry and lettering
  • erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

Low

projected job openings

$52-$65k

qualified full-time wage

79%

employed full-time

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