Salary for Glaziers

Also known as:  Leaded Glass Installer, Plate Glass Installer, Stained Glass Glazier, Stained Glass Installer, Stained Glass Joiner, Window Glazier helps construction professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Glaziers install glass windows, skylights, storefronts and display cases, usually with the intent to create unique designs and reduce any need for artificial lighting. The work of a glazier is heavily physically demanding. Glaziers work mainly with glass and power tools, so they are prone to cuts and scrapes from those items. They also work high on ladders and scaffolding, so they are prone to trips and falls. A high school diploma or GED is usually required to become a glazier, and most serious candidates learn their trade from an apprenticeship program.

A Glazier can expect average salaries in a range of 32000 to 48000 depending on experience and domain knowledge. Glaziers can get an average salary of Forty Thousand Five Hundred dollars yearly.

Glaziers can get the highest pay in Illinois, where they can earn an average pay rate of approximately $56650. Employees in this career can receive the best compensation in Educational Services, where they can get wages of $57450.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 10.28 percent nationwide in that time.
Glaziers tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $57,450
Educational Services $52,530
Construction $42,110
Other Services (except Public Administration) $39,010
Manufacturing $37,790
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $37,400
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $34,440
Wholesale Trade $36,950
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $37,400
Manufacturing $37,790
Other Services (except Public Administration) $39,010
Construction $42,110