Career: Stonemason

A Stonemason uses knowledge of math, design and different materials to work with stone that will be used in construction or artwork. Stonemasons cut and polish stone, as well as install stones in buildings, pathways and walls. This career requires a high school diploma and an apprenticeship. To prepare for this career you might create detailed diagrams of objects around you, help family or friends with building projects, or participate in kids’ building classes at your local home improvement store. Potential salary: $39,000/year.