|Quick Facts: Glaziers|
$42,580 per year
$20.47 per hour
|High school diploma or equivalent|
|11% (Faster than average)|
Glaziers install glass in windows, skylights, and other fixtures in storefronts and buildings.
As in many other construction trades, the work of glaziers is physically demanding. They 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 or on-the-job training.
The median annual wage for glaziers was $42,580 in May 2017.
Employment of glaziers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Good job opportunities are expected from growth in the construction industries and from the need to replace glaziers who leave the occupation each year.
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