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Monument Setter Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$59,995 (USD)

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The average pay for a Monument Setter is $59,995 a year and $29 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Monument Setter is between $44,066 and $73,302. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Monument Setter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Sets stone at cemetery gravesites to erect monuments, following diagrams and written specifications: lays out foundation for monument, using rule and staked lines.
  • Digs trench for foundation, using pick and shovel.
  • Mixes mortar mortar mixer and pours mortar into trench to prepare foundation for setting base stone.
  • Removes sections of monument from truck bed and guides stone onto foundation, using skids, hoist, or truck crane.
  • Aligns and levels stone, using rule, square, plumbline, wedges, and crowbar.
  • Spreads mortar on stone with trowel and sets subsequent sections of stone in position according to numbers or letters marked on stone.
  • Fills joints between stone with mortar and finishes joints, using trowel.
  • Removes excess mortar from monument, using water and brush.
  • Works as member of team to erect monuments.
Monument Setter Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Stonemasons

Job family population: 11,990

Estimated population of Monument Setter jobs: 2,311

Rate of error: 7.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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