Brickmasons and Blockmasons

risk level
Based on 38 votes
by year 2032
or $28.36 per hour
as of 2022

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Automation risk

27% (Low Risk)

Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions

User poll

47% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, employees may be able to find reassurance in the automated risk level we have generated, which shows 27% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Brickmasons and Blockmasons will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?


Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Brickmasons and Blockmasons' job openings is expected to rise 2.2% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.


Moderately paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Brickmasons and Blockmasons' was $59,000, or $28 per hour

'Brickmasons and Blockmasons' were paid 27.4% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 55,530 people employed as 'Brickmasons and Blockmasons' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as 'Brickmasons and Blockmasons'.

Job description

Lay and bind building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block, with mortar and other substances, to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures.

SOC Code: 47-2021.00


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INEC (No chance) says
impossible, being a bricklayer requires awareness, logistics, training, mixing materials in the environment, going so far as to say that a robot will obtain these qualities is simply a deliberate mockery
Feb 16, 2022 at 02:09 AM
dc (Highly likely) says
Because like its suitable for robot
May 16, 2019 at 01:25 AM

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