2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Stonemasons build stone structures, such as piers, walls, and abutments. Lay walks, curbstones, or special types of masonry for vats, tanks, and floors.
Table of contents
- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Stonemasons with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $28,310 to $34,620 per year or $14 to $17 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Stonemasons to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$36||$75,690|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$27||$57,110|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$21||$43,650|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$17||$34,620|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$14||$28,310|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as a Stonemason is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like NJ doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at NJ might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Stonemasons are in the states of NJ, IL, DC, WA and CA.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Residential Building Construction||$53040||$25.50|
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors||$51650||$24.83|
|Services to Buildings and Dwellings||$47980||$23.07|
|Nonresidential Building Construction||$46900||$22.55|
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors||$46530||$22.37|
|Building Finishing Contractors||$44840||$21.56|
|Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services||$44030||$21.17|
|Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers||$36680||$17.64|
|Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing||$36030||$17.32|