• Glaziers
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 37,150
    $26,490 range bar $51,500
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Glaziers install glass in windows, skylights, store fronts, and display cases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, ceilings, and tabletops.

What do they typically do

  • Cut, fit, install, repair, or replace glass or glass substitutes like plastic or aluminum in building interiors or exteriors or in furniture or other products
  • Make or install metal sashes or moldings for glass installation using aluminum or steel framing
  • Install pre-assembled metal or wood frameworks for windows or doors to be fitted with glass panels, using hand tools
  • Prepare glass for cutting by brushing thin layer of oil along cutting lines or dipping cutting tools in oil
  • Measure and mark outlines or patterns on glass to indicate cutting lines
  • Fasten glass panes into wood sashes or frames with clips, points, or moldings, adding weather seals or putty around pane edges to seal joints
  • Grind or polish glass, smoothing edges when necessary
  • Determine plumb of walls or ceilings using plumb lines and levels

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.9%
Job Opening 204

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Education & Training

  • Education

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
    Associated Programs or Majors
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