Plasterers and Stucco Masons:

Apply interior or exterior plaster, cement, stucco, or similar materials. May also set ornamental plaster.

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Indiana Average Salary $50,430.00
Average Time to Fill 42 days
Typical Education No formal education or less than high school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 217
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 4.55 %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Professionalism
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Build masonry structures including kilns or furnaces
Apply plaster, stucco, or joint compound mixtures to walls or ceilings
Repair cracks, defects, or damage in installed building materials
Repair structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Install insulating materials
Finish concrete surfaces
Repair masonry structures including kilns or furnaces
Tape dry wall joints
Perform concrete fabrication
Mark reference points or cutting lines on workpieces
Install trim or paneling
Install prefabricated building components
Build structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Review construction specifications
Install construction support structures such as lathing, back up frames, or metal studs
Erect scaffold on work site
Clean surfaces in preparation for work activities
Prepare work environment to assure proper ventilation and personal protection
Move heavy objects in construction, extraction, or mining settings
Climb ladders, scaffolding, and structures to reach work

Handling and Moving Objects

Mix chemicals safely according to instructions
Mix substances or compounds needed for work activities
Mix paint or other finishes according to instructions
Mix masonry materials such as mortar, grout, slurry, or concrete
Paint vehicles, structures and objects using spraying equipment
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Paint surfaces such as walls
Prepare sites or surfaces for concrete, masonry, or related construction work
Prepare surfaces for finishing
Fabricate manufactured products, parts, or components by hand
Construct molds for casting objects
Don/Doff construction, extraction, or mining related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured tile or masonry products by hand
Apply grouting or mortar


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Engineering Design
Project Management
New Construction



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