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47-2022.00 - Stonemasons

Build stone structures, such as piers, walls, and abutments. Lay walks, curbstones, or special types of masonry for vats, tanks, and floors.

Sample of reported job titles: Mason, Stone Derrickman and Rigger, Stone Mason, Stone Setter

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Tasks

  • Lay out wall patterns or foundations, using straight edge, rule, or staked lines. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Shape, trim, face and cut marble or stone preparatory to setting, using power saws, cutting equipment, and hand tools. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Set vertical and horizontal alignment of structures, using plumb bob, gauge line, and level. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Mix mortar or grout and pour or spread mortar or grout on marble slabs, stone, or foundation. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Remove wedges, fill joints between stones, finish joints between stones, using a trowel, and smooth the mortar to an attractive finish, using a tuck pointer. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Set stone or marble in place, according to layout or pattern. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Clean excess mortar or grout from surface of marble, stone, or monument, using sponge, brush, water, or acid. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Lay brick to build shells of chimneys and smokestacks or to line or reline industrial furnaces, kilns, boilers and similar installations. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Replace broken or missing masonry units in walls or floors. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Smooth, polish, and bevel surfaces, using hand tools and power tools. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Drill holes in marble or ornamental stone and anchor brackets in holes. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Repair cracked or chipped areas of stone or marble, using blowtorch and mastic, and remove rough or defective spots from concrete, using power grinder or chisel and hammer. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Remove sections of monument from truck bed, and guide stone onto foundation, using skids, hoist, or truck crane. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Construct and install prefabricated masonry units. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Dig trench for foundation of monument, using pick and shovel. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Position mold along guidelines of wall, press mold in place, and remove mold and paper from wall. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Line interiors of molds with treated paper and fill molds with composition-stone mixture. See more occupations related to this task.

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Tools & Technology

Tools used in this occupation:

  • Abrasive stones — Grinding stones See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Air compressors — Pneumatic air compressors See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Angle grinder — Angle grinders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Blocks or pulleys — Rope and pulley systems See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Blow torch — Hand torches; Heating torches; Oxygen lances See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Bridge cranes — Gantry cranes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Claw hammer — Claw hammers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Cold chisels — Angle chisels; Cape chisels; Flat chisels; Hand tracers (see all 8 examples) See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Conventional truck cranes — Truck cranes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Cutting machines — Stone splitters See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Demolition hammers — Chipping hammers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Dollies — Stone dollies See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Double ended stud — Shims See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Dust collectors — Dust collection systems See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Ear muffs — Protective ear muffs See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Ear plugs — Protective ear plugs See more occupations related to this tool.
  • End cut pliers — Stone nippers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Facial shields — Full face shields See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Flat taper file — Vixen files See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Floats — Grout floats See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Forklift or elevator accessories or supplies — Boom lifts; Forklift booms See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Forklifts — Masonry forklifts See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Goggles — Safety goggles See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Grinding or polishing machines — Polishing machines See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hacksaw — Hacksaws See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hammers — 12 pound sledge hammers; Bush hammers; Cross pein sledge hammers; Stone mason's hammers (see all 6 examples) See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hand clamps — Carry clamps See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hand sprayers — Hand held sprayers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hard hats — Masonry hard hats See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hoes — Mortar hoes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hoists — Hydraulic hoists; Power hoists See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Jacks — Hydraulic jacks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Level sensors or transmitters — Transit levels See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Levels — Laser levels; Masonry levels See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Lifelines or lifeline equipment — Lifelines See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Lifting hooks — Lewis pins; Stone lifting clamps See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Loading equipment — Lifting spreaders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Masks or accessories — Dust masks; Safety masks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pallet trucks — Slab trolleys See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Personal computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Picks — Rock picks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Plaster or mortar mixers — Drum mortar mixers; Electric mortar mixers; Horizontal shaft mixers; Mixing drills (see all 6 examples) See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Plumb bobs — Laser plumb bobs; Masonry plumb bobs See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pneumatic grinders — Pneumatic stone grinders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pneumatic hammer — Jackhammers; Pneumatic chisels See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pneumatic sanding machines — Sandblasters See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Power buffers — Stone polishers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Power drills — Drill machines; Hammer drills See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Power grinders — Mini grinders; Stone grinders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Power routers — Stone routers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Power saws — Circular saws; Concrete saws; Masonry saws; Wet stone saws See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pressure or steam cleaners — Steam cleaning equipment See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pry bars — Pinch bars; Setting bars See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Respirators — Dust and particulate respirators See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Rubber mallet — Rubber mallets See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Rulers — Folding rulers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Safety glasses — Masonry safety glasses See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Safety harnesses or belts — Fall arrest systems; Safety harnesses See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Scaffolding — Stationary scaffolds; Swing-stage scaffolds See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Shovels — Round point shovels See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Slings — Rigging equipment See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Sponges — Stone cleaning sponges See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Stonemason hammer — Brick hammers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Straight edges — Masonry straight edges See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Suction cups — Lifting suction cups; Vacuum lifts See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Tape measures — Measuring tapes; Story pole tape measures See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Templates — Wooden templates See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Trowels — Buttering trowels; Margin trowels; Pointing trowels; Tuck pointers (see all 7 examples) See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Utility knives — Masonry utility knives See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Wedges — Stone splitting wedges See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Wet or dry combination vacuum cleaners — Wet-dry vacuums See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Winches — Cable winches; Electric winches See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Wire brushes — Steel wire stone brushes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Workshop cranes — Portable cranes See more occupations related to this tool.

Technology used in this occupation:

  • Accounting software — Intuit QuickBooks See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Analytical or scientific software — Gregg Software Gregg Rock-It; ProEst Software ProEst Estimating; Tradesman's Software Master Estimator See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Computer aided design CAD software — RISA Technologies RISA-3D See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Project management software — CPR Visual Estimator See more occupations related to this technology.

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Knowledge

  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Building and Construction — Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects. See more occupations related to this knowledge.

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Skills

  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Management of Personnel Resources — Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively. See more occupations related to this skill.

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Abilities

  • Static Strength — The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Trunk Strength — The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Finger Dexterity — The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Extent Flexibility — The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Gross Body Coordination — The ability to coordinate the movement of your arms, legs, and torso together when the whole body is in motion. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Multilimb Coordination — The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Visualization — The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Dynamic Strength — The ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time. This involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Far Vision — The ability to see details at a distance. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Gross Body Equilibrium — The ability to keep or regain your body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted. See more occupations related to this ability.

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Work Activities

  • Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others — Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Training and Teaching Others — Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information — Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others — Handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Coaching and Developing Others — Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Drafting, Laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts, and Equipment — Providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to tell others about how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment — Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Scheduling Work and Activities — Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Provide Consultation and Advice to Others — Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People — Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Detailed Work Activities

  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Cut tile, stone, or other masonry materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Apply mortar. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Remove excess materials from finished construction projects. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Install masonry materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Load materials into construction equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Mix substances or compounds needed for work activities. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Mark reference points on construction materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Smooth surfaces with abrasive materials or tools. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Align masonry materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Apply decorative masonry finishes. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Spread concrete or other aggregate mixtures. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Dig holes or trenches. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Position construction forms or molds. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Drill holes in construction materials. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Work Context

  • Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets — 85% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls — 83% responded “Continually or almost continually.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Outdoors, Exposed to Weather — 80% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Freedom to Make Decisions See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Face-to-Face Discussions — 73% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Contact With Others See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Standing — 17% responded “More than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Physical Proximity See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Structured versus Unstructured Work — 12% responded “Very little freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Responsibility for Outcomes and Results — 34% responded “Very high responsibility.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Kneeling, Crouching, Stooping, or Crawling — 21% responded “More than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Work With Work Group or Team — 31% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Telephone — 12% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Bending or Twisting the Body — 18% responded “More than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results — 21% responded “Moderate results.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — 29% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable — 14% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Walking and Running — 22% responded “Less than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Responsible for Others' Health and Safety — 13% responded “Limited responsibility.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Time Pressure — 21% responded “Once a month or more but not every week.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Very Hot or Cold Temperatures — 17% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Hazardous Equipment See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Level of Competition — 11% responded “Extremely competitive.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Duration of Typical Work Week — 77% responded “40 hours.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Frequency of Decision Making — 28% responded “Once a month or more but not every week.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Making Repetitive Motions See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Minor Burns, Cuts, Bites, or Stings — 24% responded “Once a year or more but not every month.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to High Places — 66% responded “Once a month or more but not every week.” See more occupations related to this work context.

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Job Zone

Title Job Zone Three: Medium Preparation Needed
Education Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
Related Experience Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.
Job Training Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Job Zone Examples These occupations usually involve using communication and organizational skills to coordinate, supervise, manage, or train others to accomplish goals. Examples include food service managers, electricians, agricultural technicians, legal secretaries, occupational therapy assistants, and medical assistants.
SVP Range (6.0 to < 7.0)

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Education


Percentage of Respondents
Education Level Required
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Credentials

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Interests

Interest code: R

  • Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others. See more occupations related to this interest.

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Work Styles

  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Achievement/Effort — Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Leadership — Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Independence — Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Concern for Others — Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Innovation — Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Self Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace. See more occupations related to this work style.

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Work Values

  • Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Support — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Working Conditions — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions. See more occupations related to this work value.

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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages (2014) $18.21 hourly, $37,880 annual
State wages Local Salary Info
 
Employment (2012) 14,000 employees
Projected growth (2012-2022) Much faster than average (22% or higher) Much faster than average (22% or higher)
Projected job openings (2012-2022) 5,600
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