|Quick Facts: Glaziers|
$47,180 per year
$22.68 per hour
|High school diploma or equivalent|
|5% (Slower than average)|
Glaziers install glass in windows, skylights, and other fixtures in buildings.
As in many other construction trades, the work of glaziers is physically demanding. They may experience cuts from tools and glass, falls from ladders and scaffolding, and exposure to solvents. Most work full time.
Glaziers typically enter the occupation with a high school diploma and learn their trade through an apprenticeship or on-the-job training.
The median annual wage for glaziers was $47,180 in May 2021.
Employment of glaziers is projected to grow 5 percent from 2020 to 2030, slower than the average for all occupations.
Despite limited employment growth, about 6,000 openings for glaziers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Most of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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