|Salary||$29,093 - $87,762|
|Bonus||$297.99 - $5,383|
|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).)
|$27,997 - $68,890|
|Hourly Rate||$13.00 - $29.80|
|Overtime||$18.57 - $44.83|
|Bonus||$297.99 - $5,383|
|Total Pay (||$27,997 - $68,890|
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.Read More...
Glaziers work indoors and outdoors and are employed by a wide range of companies. Glaziers may work alone or with other glaziers, and they must interact regularly with their clients, who may range from homeowners to large companies. It is most common for glaziers to work during the day; however, if they are working inside, they may work at night. Hours vary by company, but full-time positions are common.
Generally, two or more years of experience as a glazier is the minimum requirement for this position. Typical skills required of glaziers include physical strength, coordination, knowledge of installation procedures, and the ability to take measurements. Glaziers should also be creative and have excellent problem-solving abilities, as well as be proficient with tools of the trade. They must be able to handle and move equipment, operate vehicles and machinery, and communicate well with others.
- 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.
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
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.
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