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Employment: Plasterers & Stucco Masons




Plasterers and stucco masons held about 59,000 jobs in 2004. Most plasterers and stucco masons work on new construction sites. Some repair and renovate older buildings. Many plasterers and stucco masons are employed in Florida, California, and the Southwest, where exterior stucco with decorative finishes is very popular.

Most plasterers and stucco masons work for independent contractors. About 1 out of every 20 plasterers and stucco masons is self-employed.