Career Profile

Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers

Education No formal educational credential
This is the typical education required for an entry-level position.
Earnings $40,500
This is the typical median salary earned for an entry-level position.

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers smooth and align surfaces of poured concrete using a variety of tools.

General Information

Smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, sidewalks, roads, or curbs using a variety of hand and power tools. Align forms for sidewalks, curbs, or gutters; patch voids; and use saws to cut expansion joints.

Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers

Occupational Outlook

For the Rural Capital Area


Job Opportunities

Over the next five years, an average of 132 openings per year are projected for Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers.


Employment Change

Employment for Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers is forecasted to increase on par with the regional average by 12.4% between 2022 and 2027.


Earnings Potential

An average worker in this occupation is paid $19.46/hour. Entry level workers are paid $15.13, while experienced workers are paid $21.63. The median wage is comparable to average regional wages across occupations.

Local Employment Opportunities

There are 1,060 Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers in the RCA region. By 2027 this number could reach 1,191.

Top 5 Employing Industries, Locally

The top industries employing Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers are Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors, Other Specialty Trade Contractors, and Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction.

Knowledge Areas

The top most significant knowledge categories for Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers include Building and Construction, Administration and Management, and Mathematics.

Educational Attainment Patterns

The most common level of education for Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers is HS diploma or less. 4% of people employed in these roles have some form of college degree.

Sources: BLS   JobsEQ®   ONET