Concrete Finisher Statistics in the US

The average employee age for concrete finishers is 40 years. The concrete finisher workforce reached a whopping 116,141 in 2020!

Among concrete finishers, we discovered that 5.7% of them are women, while 91.3% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among concrete finishers is White, which makes up 65.7% of all concrete finishers. Comparatively, there are 20.7% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.4% of the Black or African American ethnicity. Concrete finishers are also more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, concrete finishers are more likely to find a job in the construction industry.

From where do we know all information about concrete finisher demographics? We analyzed 8,223 concrete finishers resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Concrete Finisher Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as concrete finishers. Keep reading to find out what the results for concrete finishers were.

Concrete Finisher Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among concrete finishers is White, which makes up 65.7% of all concrete finishers. Comparatively, there are 20.7% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.4% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 65.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 20.6%
  • Black or African American, 8.4%
  • Unknown, 2.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.0%
  • Asian, 0.7%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Concrete Finishers

The chart below shows that 73.1% of concrete finishers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 3.8% and Polish is the third-most popular at 3.8%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 73.1%
  • French, 3.8%
  • Polish, 3.8%
  • Finnish, 2.6%
  • Carrier, 2.6%
  • Other, 14.1%

Most Common Degree for Concrete Finisher

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for concrete finishers. The most common degree for concrete finishers is high school diploma. In fact, 63% of concrete finishers earn that degree. A close second is diploma with 11% and rounding it off is associate degree with 10%.

Job Title
  • High School Diploma degree, 42%
  • Certificate degree, 31%
  • Diploma degree, 10%
  • Associate degree, 8%
  • Other Degrees, 9%

Concrete Finisher Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among concrete finishers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Concrete Finisher Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the concrete finisher position over time.


Concrete Finisher Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of concrete finishers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of concrete finishers based on ethnicity and gender.


Number Of Years On The Job For Concrete Finisher

By looking over 8,223 concrete finishers resumes, we figured out that the average concrete finisher enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 29%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Concrete Finisher Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of concrete finisher employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of concrete finishers is 40+ years old, which represents 51% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Concrete Finishers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, water softener installer and insulation worker have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Composition Floor Setter34%66%
Concrete Finisher91%6%
Gas Fitter97%3%
Insulation Worker97%2%
Water Softener Installer97%3%
Water Softener Installer
Insulation Worker
Gas Fitter
Concrete Finisher
Composition Floor Setter

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Concrete Finishers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to concrete finishers.

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Job Titleascdesc
Sheet Metal Operator2.85%
Wood Shingle Roofer3.93%
Hydroelectric Operator5.55%
Composition Floor Setter6.99%
Service Plumber7.62%
Interior Decorator, Painting9.34%
Concrete Finisher11.31%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Concrete Finisher?

Male Income
Female Income

Concrete Finisher Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Asian men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino

Concrete Finisher Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
No Education$36,263
High School Diploma or Less$38,086
Some College/ Associate Degree$38,802
Bachelor's Degree$39,017

Concrete Finisher Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

    No Education
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree

    Concrete Finisher Heatmaps

    The amount you can make as a concrete finisher can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of concrete finishers is $41,188. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

    Where Do Concrete Finishers Earn The Most?

    The map here shows where concrete finishers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

    Average Salary

    Where Are Concrete Finishers Located?

    By looking through more than 8,223 resumes, we found that the most popular places for concrete finishers are TX, Houston and FL, Jacksonville.

    Number of Concrete Finishers

    Where Are Concrete Finishers In High Demand?

    We looked over job openings to determine where in the country concrete finishers are in the most demand.

    Jobs Openings

    Concrete Finisher Employment Statistics

    This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ concrete finishers. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most concrete finishers is the construction industry.

    Company Size

    We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire concrete finishers.

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    < 50 employees

    50 - 100 employees

    100 - 500 employees

    500 - 1,000 employees

    1,000 - 10,000 employees

    > 10,000

    The Types Of Companies Concrete Finisher Work In

    Employees with the concrete finisher job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most concrete finishers prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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    Industry Concentration

    Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ concrete finishers. Those industries include construction, manufacturing and professional.

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