Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

3.2/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $22.11 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 89% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers' job openings is expected to decline by -1% by 2030
'Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers' was $46,000, or $22.11 hourly
'Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers' are paid 9.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 195,580 people employed as Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers.
This represents around 0.14% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 47-2051.00

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Brandon says
I am in the concrete skateboard park industry and it will be a while before they can replace us I believe. It's a bit more of an artform than placing a sidewalk or bigbox floor. Good luck to the rest of you guys.
Aug 03, 2019 at 11:29 PM

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