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Becoming A Stone Mason in Columbus, Georgia

    United States
    Columbus

Overview

Stonemasonry or stonecraft is the creation of buildings, structures, and sculpture using stone as the primary material. It is one of the oldest activities and professions in human history.
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$40,000/yr in Georgia

Tools of the Trade

Cold Chisels
Cold Chisels
Mason's Chisel
Mason's Chisel
Masonry Jointer
Masonry Jointer
Masons Level
Masons Level
Brick Hammer
Brick Hammer
Trowel
Trowel

What Stone Masons Love About Their Trade

New challenges every day.
Using big cool tools.
It's a great lifestyle.

Characteristics

High Paying
Work Indoors
Not Customer Facing
Variety of Tools
Not Hard on Body
Small Teams

Outlook

Advancement Potential
High
Are able to work up within their small teams.
Entrepreneurship Potential
Very High
Very low startup cost and high likelihood of success.
Optionality Potential
Medium
There are specializations within the trade.
Reviews
 (113
Kurt J.
Pride in my work is very important to me and that's one of the main things that drew me to this trade. I like my work will stand forever. It will outlast me by a long time and I'm very proud of that. Good pay too. Nice pace of work.
Pat W.
This trade is good, honest work and also very self satisfying as you work and build with your hands. When your workday is over you have the feeling of accomplishment!
Jimmy B.
I build things with my hands that will last forever and that is pretty cool. This is great work to support a family, and its not overly stressful. I get to see some cool places too.
$76,560/ year
Estimated Salary