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Glazier

What Glaziers Do

Glaziers install glass in windows, skylights, and other fixtures in storefronts and buildings.

Work Environment

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.

How to Become a Glazier

Glaziers typically enter the occupation with a high school diploma and learn their trade through an apprenticeship or on-the-job training.

Pay

The median annual wage for glaziers was $42,580 in May 2017.

Job Outlook 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.