A sizeable majority of Glaziers in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $18.20 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Some workers in this field — just over two-fifths — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a little more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by about a third. The majority of Glaziers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$26,356 - $87,446
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$26K
$47K
$87K
MEDIAN: $46,719
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$12.99 - $29.74
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$13
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$26,356 - $87,446  
   
Bonus
$257.60 - $5,949  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$27,579 - $66,827  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.99 - $29.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24  
Overtime
$19.25 - $44.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$257.60 - $5,949  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$27,579 - $66,827  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 613
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Job Description for Glazier

Glaziers are responsible for glass installation, cutting, assembling, and fitting metal-framed glass enclosures. They are also in charge of driving vehicles to installation sites, unloading material, fabricating and installing framework, and loading and arranging glass onto vehicles. These professionals clear work space of furniture and cover floors, as well as operate cranes and hoists. Other tasks performed by glaziers include setting glass into frames, attaching mountain strips, recording measurements, following blueprints, and grinding and polishing glass. Additionally, they set molds, create patterns on glass, and consult with clients.

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Glazier Tasks

  • Remove old or broken windows and evaluate site for the best type of glass for the location.
  • Use adhesives, gaskets, and caulks to hang windows and seal them.
  • Measure, cut, grind, polish, and ready glass for installation.
  • Use tools and equipment to transport, handle, and place glass into final location.

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Glaziers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Construction Project Manager. The average Construction Project Manager brings home $70K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Glazier

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Glaziers. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $32K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $40K. Glaziers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $45K. Glaziers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $50K.

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Experience Affects Glazier Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Glazier Salaries

Commercial
up arrow 21%


Window or Door Installation
0%

National Average
$40,000

Caulking
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Precision Measurement
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
medical benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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