Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

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What do they do?

Help brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, or tile and marble setters by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying, or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.

Also known as:

Bricklayer Helper, Helper, Marble Finisher, Hod Carrier, Lead Mason Tender, Mason Tender, Mason Tender, Restoration Labor

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters is projected to grow 11 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

No Data Available

Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 11.5%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #18 in job growth rate
  • 260

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #4 in net job growth

Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.3%)
  • Master's degree (0.7%)
  • Bachelor's degree (6.1%)
  • Associate's degree (4.3%)
  • Some college, no degree (20.3%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (33.9%)
  • Less than high school diploma (34.4%)

Percent of workers in this field

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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Building and Construction - Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Trunk Strength - The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
  • Multilimb Coordination - The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
  • Static Strength - The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness - The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Mix substances or compounds needed for work activities.
  • Assemble temporary equipment or structures.
  • Cut tile, stone, or other masonry materials.
  • Assist skilled construction or extraction personnel.
  • Move construction or extraction materials to locations where they are needed.
  • Clean surfaces in preparation for work activities.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 25.1 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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