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2020 Plasterers and Stucco Masons Salary Guide

Apply interior or exterior plaster, cement, stucco, or similar materials. May also set ornamental plaster.

Plasterers and Stucco Masons Salary

Salary

$45.4K

Growth

5%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

What Do Plasterers and Stucco Masons Do?

Apply interior or exterior plaster, cement, stucco, or similar materials. May also set ornamental plaster.

Also known as:

Plasterer Foreman, Applicator, Plasterer Journeyman, Artisan Plasterer, Plasterer, Plaster Mechanic, Plastering Contractor, Plaster Foreman, Plaster Applicator, Plaster and Stucco Worker

How Much Do Plasterers and Stucco Masons Make ? 2020

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $29,360 $35,920 $45,440 $60,140 $78,980
Hourly Wage $14.12 $17.27 $21.85 $28.91 $37.97

How Much Do Plasterers and Stucco Masons Make ? 2020

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$29,360
$35,920
$45,440
$60,140
$78,980
Hourly Wage
$14.12
$17.27
$21.85
$28.91
$37.97

What Tasks Do Plasterers and Stucco Masons Perform? 2020

  • Cover surfaces such as windows, doors, or sidewalks to protect from splashing.
  • Clean job sites.
  • Mix mortar and plaster to desired consistency or direct workers who perform mixing.
  • Set up scaffolds.
  • Apply coats of plaster or stucco to walls, ceilings, or partitions of buildings, using trowels, brushes, or spray guns.
  • Cure freshly plastered surfaces.
  • Determine materials needed to complete the job and place orders accordingly.
  • Install guide wires on exterior surfaces of buildings to indicate thickness of plaster or stucco and nail wire mesh, lath, or similar materials to the outside surface to hold stucco in place.
  • Apply weatherproof, decorative coverings to exterior surfaces of buildings, such as by troweling or spraying on coats of stucco.
  • Clean and prepare surfaces for applications of plaster, cement, stucco, or similar materials, such as by drywall taping.
  • Create decorative textures in finish coat, using brushes or trowels, sand, pebbles, or stones.
  • Apply insulation to building exteriors by installing prefabricated insulation systems over existing walls or by covering the outer wall with insulation board, reinforcing mesh, and a base coat.
  • Rough the undercoat surface with a scratcher so the finish coat will adhere.
  • Spray acoustic materials or texture finish over walls or ceilings.
  • Mold or install ornamental plaster pieces, panels, or trim.

What Activities Do Plasterers and Stucco Masons Do? 2020

  • Protect structures or surfaces near work areas to avoid damage.
  • Clean equipment or facilities.
  • Mix substances or compounds needed for work activities.
  • Assemble temporary equipment or structures.
  • Apply decorative or textured finishes or coverings.
  • Estimate materials requirements for projects.
  • Order construction or extraction materials or equipment.
  • Apply decorative or textured finishes or coverings.
  • Mark reference points on construction materials.
  • Apply decorative or textured finishes or coverings.
  • Prepare surfaces for finishing.
  • Clean surfaces in preparation for work activities.
  • Apply decorative or textured finishes or coverings.
  • Install insulation in equipment or structures.
  • Prepare surfaces for finishing.
  • Apply decorative or textured finishes or coverings.
  • Fabricate parts or components.
  • Install trim or paneling.

Typical Plasterers and Stucco Masons Knowledge? 2020

  • Building and Construction - Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.

What Are Typical Plasterers and Stucco Masons Abilities? 2020

  • Near Vision - Seeing details up close.
  • Manual Dexterity - Holding or moving items with your hands.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness - Keeping your arm or hand steady.
  • Trunk Strength - Using your lower back and stomach.
  • Extent Flexibility - Bending, stretching, twisting, or reaching with your body, arms, and/or legs.

What Are Typical Plasterers and Stucco Masons Skills? 2020

What Are Typical Plasterers and Stucco Masons Interests? 2020

  • Realistic - Occupations with Realistic interests frequently involve practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.

What Is The Projected Employment For Plasterers and Stucco Masons ? 2020

Location 2018 Employment 2028 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 27,700 29,000 5% 2,700

What Is The Projected Employment For Plasterers and Stucco Masons ? 2020

Location
2018 Employment
2028 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
27,700
29,000
5%
2,700

What Is The Required Plasterers and Stucco Masons Education & Experience? 2020

  • No formal educational credential
  • No work experience
  • More than 1 year on-the-job training

Plasterers and Stucco Masons Job Openings. 2020

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Plasterers / Stucco Tradesmen International, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, Florida 09/23/2020 No

Plasterers and Stucco Masons Job Openings. 2020

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Tradesmen International, Inc.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
09/23/2020
No

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