Salary for Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers

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The main responsibility of these employees is to shape glass according to specific patterns. The job can sometimes be dangerous because employees are required to work with extreme temperatures. Vocational schooling is often needed to apply for this position. After being hired, employers usually require one to two years of formal on-site job training before official work can begin.

A Glass Blower, Molder, Bender, or Finisher gets a compensation on a scale from 24000 to 36000 based on education and experience. Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers will most likely receive an average salary of Thirty Thousand Two Hundred dollars every year.

Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers are paid the highest in Wyoming, where they can get an average job salary of approximately $45680. People holding this job title have the highest salaries in Public Administration, where they earn average pay levels of $52730.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 16.03 percent nationwide in that time.
Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers tend to make the most in the following industries
Educational Services $52,730
Public Administration $45,160
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $37,690
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $33,500
Other Services (except Public Administration) $32,120
Wholesale Trade $31,790
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $25,710
Manufacturing $30,110
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $30,850
Retail Trade $30,880
Construction $31,210
Wholesale Trade $31,790