Men make up the majority of Automotive Glass Installers in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $14.55 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over a half lack coverage. On the flip side, approximately one-half have medical insurance and roughly one in four receive dental plans. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,361 - $69,362
(Median)
$29K
$48K
$69K
MEDIAN: $47,500
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$10.60 - $20.23
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,361 - $69,362  
   
Bonus
$3,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,300 - $50,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.60 - $20.23  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.50  
Overtime
$14.68 - $34.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$3,750  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,300 - $50,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Job Description for Automotive Glass Installer / Repairer

  • Prepare and prime vehicle by removing debris from glass and window edges
  • Inspect work to ensure the vehicle is delivered with a fit and finish equal or superior to the original factory fit and finish.
  • Prepare installation by marking outlines or patterns and cutting glass.
  • Verify and check parts before beginning repair.
  • Install replacement glass in vehicles after removing damaged parts

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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Glass Installer / Repairer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Automotive Glass Installers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $28K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $30K. For Automotive Glass Installers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $40K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $41K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Automotive Glass Installer / Repairer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

National Average
$32,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
medical benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 52%
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