There are currently an estimated 18,900 stonemasons in the United States. The stonemason job market is expected to grow by 9.5% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are stonemasons?

CareerExplorer rates stonemasons with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 7,300 stonemasons. That number is based on 1,800 additional stonemasons, and the retirement of 5,500 existing stonemasons.

What’s the supply of stonemasons?

The stonemason industry is concentrated in California, New York, Texas

Stonemason job market by state

State Name Employed Stonemasons
California 2,470
New York 1,220
Texas 950
Florida 720
Arizona 670
Nevada 350
Maryland 330
Massachusetts 320
Colorado 310
Illinois 260
Kansas 220
Pennsylvania 220
Oklahoma 200
Utah 200
Connecticut 190
Indiana 180
Washington 160
Hawaii 140
Maine 110
Oregon 90
Alabama 80
Minnesota 80
New Mexico 80
Kentucky 70
Louisiana 60
Nebraska 60
West Virginia 50
Wisconsin 50
South Carolina 40
District of Columbia 40