U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons
Lay and bind building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block, with mortar and other substances to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures. Excludes "Stonemasons" (47-2022). Installers of mortarless segmental concrete masonry wall units are classified in "Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers" (37-3011).
Illustrative examples: Refractory Bricklayer,
Brick Chimney Builder,
Broad Occupation: 47-2020 Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons
Minor Group: 47-2000 Construction Trades Workers
Major Group: 47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010