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Bricklayers and Masons

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About this career

£23,789

Median salary

New workers start around £11,141.33. Normal pay is £23,789 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £33,634.92.
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Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

Daily Tasks

  • Levels, aligns and embeds stone in mortar and faces brick, concrete or steel frame with stone to make and repair structures.
  • Uses hand and power tools to shape, trim, carve, cut letters in and polish stone.
  • Spreads mortar on foundations and bricks, and places, levels and aligns bricks in mortar bed.
  • Marks and cuts stone using hammers, mallet and hand or pneumatic chisels.
  • Examines drawings, photographs and specifications to determine job requirements.

Skills

Job postings

Mathematics
65
Critical Thinking
63
Reading Comprehension
59
Learning Strategies
55
Active Listening
55
Monitoring
51
Speaking
50
Active Learning
48
Writing
39
Science
36