Brick Mason

What Does A Brick Mason Do?

Masons use stones, bricks, cinder blocks, or tiles to make floors, walls, sidewalks, or other structures. 

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How Do I Become A Brick Mason?

A high school diploma or equivalent is probably necessary to obtain one of these positions. Training may occur within an apprenticeship program, a two-year college program, or directly on the job.

What is the Average Salary For A Brick Mason?

High – 74,000
Median – 41,000
Low – 26,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Brick Mason?

  • English¬†– As much as possible!
  • Trade-related courses
  • Math
  • Communication
  • Art

What Is The Work Environment For A Brick Mason?

Most masonry workers are employed within the construction trade industry. This work can be physically demanding and can easily lead to physical injuries for those who aren’t careful.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Brick Mason?

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada