Stucco Mason

Apply weatherproof or decorative covering of Portland cement.

Quick Stats

Salary Range
$25,000 – $67,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Stucco Masons do?

Applies weatherproof, decorative covering of Portland cement or gypsum plaster to outside building surfaces, using handtools: Erects scaffolds. Applies various coats of material, using same technique as PLASTERER. Decorates final or finish coat by marking coat with sand, or with brush or trowel, or by spattering with small stones. May nail wire mesh, lath, or similar material to outside surfaces to serve as binding device to hold stucco in place. May apply stucco, using spray gun. May install guide wires on surface of buildings to indicate thickness of stucco to be applied.

Should I be a Stucco Mason?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Outside the Box Thinker: Your creative brainpower gets a workout as you come up with innovative ideas.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Stucco Man, Stucco Worker

    How to become a Stucco Mason

    Most Stucco Masons have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%2899%25%29|certificate+%281%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,99,99
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