|Quick Facts: Glaziers|
|2012 Median Pay||
$37,610 per year
$18.08 per hour
|Entry-Level Education||High school diploma or equivalent|
|Work Experience in a Related Occupation||None|
|Number of Jobs, 2012||46,700|
|Job Outlook, 2012-22||17% (Faster than average)|
|Employment Change, 2012-22||8,000|
Glaziers install windows, skylights, and other glass products in storefronts and buildings.
As in many other construction trades, the work is physically demanding. Glaziers may experience cuts from tools and glass, and falls from ladders and scaffolding. Most work full time.
Glaziers typically enter the occupation with a high school diploma and learn their trade through an apprenticeship.
The median annual wage for glaziers was $37,610 in May 2012.
Employment of glaziers is projected to grow 17 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Employment growth is expected as commercial construction increasingly uses glass exteriors for buildings.
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