Glazier Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Glaziers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $18.18 per hour nationwide. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by nearly one in three. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$29,093 - $87,762
$29K
$47K
$88K
MEDIAN: $46,720
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$13.00 - $29.80
$13
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $18.18
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$29,093 - $87,762  
   
Bonus
$297.99 - $5,383  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$27,997 - $68,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $29.80  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24  
Overtime
$18.57 - $44.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$297.99 - $5,383  
   
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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$27,997 - $68,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 616

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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

  • Measure, cut, grind, polish, and ready glass for installation.
  • Use tools and equipment to transport, handle, and place glass into final location.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Glazier


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Glaziers who transition into a Construction Project Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $70K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Glazier

Pay by Experience for a Glazier has a positive trend. An entry-level Glazier with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 280 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Glazier with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 185 salaries. An experienced Glazier which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 229 salaries. A Glazier with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 115 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,035

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Philadelphia is home to an above-average pay rate for Glaziers, 82 percent higher than the national average. Glaziers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+44 percent), Orlando (+35 percent), Seattle (+31 percent), and Chicago (+24 percent). With compensation 15 percent below the national average, Nashville is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Atlanta and Houston are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 8 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively.

Glazier Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Glazier?

Glazier in Memphis:
"Seeing the before and after gives me gratification."
Pros: I enjoy being out in the field as opposed to being in an office. The group of people I work with are a great crew. They teach, communicate, help, and work hard. I love starting early a.m. And getting off mid afternoon.
Cons: The commute because I live far away. The job itself I love!

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Key Stats for Glazier

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 86 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Glazier Salaries

▲27%

▲13%

National Average
$40,000

▼1%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Glazier Salaries

Commercial
▲22%

▲9%


National Average
$40,000

Caulking
▼16%

Precision Measurement
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 43%