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Helpers—Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters - What They Do


Helpers—Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters generally receive Short-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Helpers—Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters can expect to earn an average of $29,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the next 10 years Helpers—Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 11.0% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Helpers—Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 3.0% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, it should come as no surprise that Helpers—Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters are being hit extremely hard. Unemployment levels currently stand at 14.0%.

Academic Programs of Interest

Cement Mason
A Cement Mason Program will teach a student how to finish all concrete constructions. Some of these constructions can include floors, walls, ceilings, sidewalks and curbs. The Cement Mason Program will usually take 3 years to complete. A graduate of the Cement Mason Program can expect to understand ...more
Mason
A Masonry Program will teach a student how to use bricks, concrete blocks, stone, structural tiles and other materials to construct or repair walls, foundations and other structures. Students of the Masonry Program are also taught how to prepare surfaces to be covered and how to properly mix ingredients ...more
Tilesetter
The Tilesetter program is designed to teach a student how to prepare bases, including waterproof membranes, metal lath and fasteners, back-up materials pertaining to tile, mixing and use of cement motars. A student will learn how to apply vitreous tile, quarry tile, ceramic tile, terrazzo tile, quartzite ...more