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$72,500/ year*
Estimated Salary
$72,500
  /  year *
Estimated Salary
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Becoming a Stone Mason in Illinois

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 Illinois

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 PotentialHigh
Are able to work up within their small teams.
Entrepreneurship Potential Very High
Very low startup cost and high likelihood of success.
Optionality PotentialMedium
There are specializations within the trade.