Cement Mason and Concrete Finisher Apprenticeships



These skilled workers smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, and roads. They align forms for sidewalks, curbs, or gutters; and patch voids. Cement Masons are sponsored by joint apprenticeship committees (JACs). Concrete Finishers are sponsored by Associated Builders & Contractors.

Training at a Glance

3
Years
=
4,000 hrs
On the Job
+
400 hrs
Instruction
+
Special
Provision
  • Obtain First Aid and CPR certifications.
  • Obtain OSHA Safety certification.
  • Complete unpaid related instruction.
  • Successfully complete Transition to Trainer.
  • Employer may require additional certifications.

WI Employment Outlook & Wages *

+7.6% Job outlook through
2024 in Wisconsin
&
$57,893 Experienced **
Level Salary

* Wisconsin Long Term Occupation Employment Projections, 2016-2026 (Statewide). Office of Economic Advisors, WI Department of Workforce Development, December 2018. & US Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Employment Statistics, estimates May 2017.
Reports can be viewed on DWD's premiere source for Labor Market Information, WisConomy.com.

* * Average (mean) annual salary earned by the upper two-thirds of all workers in the selected location, occupation, and industry.
Actual salaries will vary by employer and other factors.


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