Cement Mason and Concrete Finisher Registered 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

4,000 hrs
On the Job
400 hrs
  • 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
2026 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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