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5 Highest-Paying States for Masonry Contractors

Take a look at the five states with the highest average professional masonry contractor salaries across the U.S.

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According to data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average professional mason salary in the United States is $54,430. But which states in particular pay the best? Read on for the five states with the highest average salaries for professional masonry contractors.

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#5: Rhode Island

Average Yearly Salary: $76,760

Average Hourly Wage: $36.91

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#4: Washington

Average Yearly Salary: $77,030

Average Hourly Wage: $37.03

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#3: New Jersey

Average Yearly Salary: $82,120

Average Hourly Wage: $39.48

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#2: Illinois

Average Yearly Salary: $83,400

Average Hourly Wage: $40.10

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#1: Massachusetts 

Average Yearly Salary: $86,630

Average Hourly Wage: $41.65

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 10.3 percent employment growth for brickmasons and blockmasons between 2016 and 2026.

Note: All salary information is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is accurate as of May 2018.

Shawnna Stiver
Shawnna is a veteran lifestyle, marketing and news content writer, currently contributing to ecommerce companies in the parenting and babies space. She has had the pleasure of writing traditional, digital and social content for the following industries: beauty, consumer goods, entrepreneurship, financial services, health/wellness, home improvement/DIY, lifestyle, non-profit, parenting and self improvement. For a dose of positivity and to see innovative ways companies are doing good in the world, check out her website: www.kindco.org

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