Glaziers

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What do they do?

Install glass in windows, skylights, store fronts, and display cases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, ceilings, and tabletops.

Also known as:

Automobile Glass Technician, Commercial Glazier, Glass Installer, Glass Technician, Glazer, Glazier

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Glaziers in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Glaziers is projected to grow 9 percent from 2018 to 2028, about as fast as average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 9.6%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #30 in job growth rate
  • 150

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #27 in net job growth

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Typical College Majors

Majors that prepare Glaziers:

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★ Number of granted degrees for degree type, All, is listed after the major.

Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0%)
  • Master's degree (0.3%)
  • Bachelor's degree (4.6%)
  • Associate's degree (6%)
  • Some college, no degree (22.9%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (50%)
  • Less than high school diploma (16.2%)

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Colleges that Prepare

Colleges with the most graduates that become Glaziers:

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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Building and Construction - Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Arm-Hand Steadiness - The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Manual Dexterity - The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Communicate with clients about products, procedures, and policies.
  • Install metal structural components.
  • Fabricate parts or components.
  • Verify alignment of structures or equipment.
  • Select construction materials.
  • Install doors or windows.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 26.1 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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