Glaziers install glass in windows, skylights, and other fixtures in storefronts and buildings.
As in many other construction trades, the work is physically demanding. Glaziers may experience cuts from tools and glass, and falls from ladders and scaffolding. Most work full time.
Glaziers typically enter the occupation with a high school diploma and learn their trade through an apprenticeship.
The median annual wage for glaziers was $39,440 in May 2015.
Employment of glaziers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2014 to 2024, slower than the average for all occupations. Good job opportunities are expected from the need to replace glaziers who leave the occupation each year.
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