• Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
  • Manufacturing
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 30,580
    $20,170 range bar $47,670
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • Fiberglass laminators and fabricators laminate layers of fiberglass on molds to form boat decks and hulls, bodies for golf carts, automobiles, or other products.

What do they typically do

  • Mix catalysts into resins, and saturate cloth and mats with mixtures, using brushes
  • Release air bubbles and smooth seams, using rollers
  • Trim excess materials from molds, using hand shears or trimming knives
  • Pat or press layers of saturated mat or cloth into place on molds, using brushes or hands, and smooth out wrinkles and air bubbles with hands or squeegees
  • Check completed products for conformance to specifications and for defects
  • Select precut fiberglass mats, cloth, and wood-bracing materials as required for the projects being assembled
  • Bond wood reinforcing strips to decks and cabin structures of watercraft using resin-saturated fiberglass
  • Spray chopped fiberglass, resins, and catalysts onto prepared molds or dies using pneumatic spray guns with chopper attachments

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.3%
Job Opening 87

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Boat Builder, Boat Carpenter, Chopper Gun Operator, Fiberglass Technician, Fiberglasser, Gel-Coater, Lamination Technician, Laminator, Roller
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Education & Training

  • Education

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
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