Cement masons are below average when it comes to happiness.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, cement masons rate their career happiness 2.9 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 23% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy cement masons are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
HVAC technician
3.0
$40k
Electrician
3.0
$40k
Stonemason
2.9
$43k
Ironworker
2.9
$55k
Maintenance worker
2.9
$39k
Cement mason
2.9
$45k
Surveyor
2.8
$63k
Marine electrician
2.8
$63k
Plumber
2.8
$51k
Pipelayer
2.8
$39k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

  • Salary: Are cement masons happy with their salary?
  • Meaning: Do cement masons find their jobs meaningful?
  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as cement masons?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are cement mason’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are cement masons making the best use of their abilities?

Are cement masons happy with their salary?