Career Outlook for Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Also known as:  Adobe Layer, Block Layer, Blockmason, Brick Chimney Builder, Brick Setter, Bricklayer, Brickmason, Brickmason Apprentice, Firebrick Layer, Furnace Mason
The overall job outlook for Brickmason or Blockmason careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 36.36 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 6.06 percent per year. Demand for Brickmasons and Blockmasons is expected to go up, with an expected 82,980 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 15.14 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Brickmasons and Blockmasons in the following states
New York 6,340
Texas 6,020
California 4,140
Pennsylvania 4,050
Illinois 4,020
Ohio 2,970
Florida 2,850
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Brickmasons and Blockmasons
Alaska 40
Guam 50
Virgin Islands 60
Vermont 80
District of Columbia 150
North Dakota 180
Hawaii 220