Glazier Salary

Glaziers in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $18.31 per hour. Pay ranges from $13.25 per hour on the low end to $29.99 on the high end. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Just over two-fifths of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and nearly one-third claim dental coverage as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$25,004 - $72,729
$25K
$41K
$73K
MEDIAN: $41,062
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50%
90%

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$13.37 - $30.30
$13
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $18.43
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$0$72K
Salary $25,004 - $72,729
Bonus $250.00 - $4,913
Profit Sharing $1,500
Commission $0.00
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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$28,711 - $70,647
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 54
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $13.37 - $30.30
Hourly Tips $0.03
Overtime $18.83 - $44.78
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $250.00 - $4,913
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$28,711 - $70,647
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 696

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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 go on to become Construction Project Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Construction Project Managers is $70K annually.

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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: $40,750

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

With a pay rate for Glaziers that is 80 percent greater than the national average, Philadelphia offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Glaziers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+42 percent), Orlando (+34 percent), Seattle (+30 percent), and Chicago (+23 percent). In Nashville, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Atlanta (9 percent lower) and Houston (7 percent lower).

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
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 125 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Glazier Salaries

▲25%

▲11%

National Average
$41,000

▼3%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Glazier Salaries

Commercial
▲20%

▲7%


National Average
$41,000

Caulking
▼17%

Precision Measurement
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 43%
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