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47-2121 Glaziers

Install glass in windows, skylights, store fronts, and display cases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, ceilings, and tabletops.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Central Minnesota  16      

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30$31.97/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30$30.16/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 40$24.40/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 40$25.58/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 120$29.56/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 200$18.59/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 230$18.60/hr8.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 400$40.10/hr5.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 470$39.57/hrN/A
Minnesota 840$32.88/hr5.7%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 1,070$29.93/hr3.7%
Tile and Stone Setters 230$25.40/hr11.4%
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 160$41.59/hrN/A
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 210$43.37/hrN/A
Roofers 1,590$28.89/hr5.8%
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 710$45.83/hr4.9%
Tapers 410$39.30/hr-0.2%
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 820$24.15/hr3.9%

  • Select the type or color of glass or mirror according to specifications.
  • Cut, assemble, fit, or attach metal-framed glass enclosures for showers, bathtubs, display cases, skylights, solariums, or other structures.
  • Drive trucks to installation sites and unload mirrors, glass equipment, or tools.
  • Determine plumb of walls or ceilings, using plumb lines and levels.
  • Cut, fit, install, repair, or replace glass or glass substitutes, such as plastic or aluminum, in building interiors or exteriors or in furniture or other products.
  • Confer with customers to determine project requirements or to provide cost estimates.
  • Set glass doors into frames and bolt metal hinges, handles, locks, or other hardware to attach doors to frames and walls.
  • Pack spaces between moldings and glass with glazing compounds and trim excess material with glazing knives.
  • Read and interpret blueprints or specifications to determine size, shape, color, type, or thickness of glass, location of framing, installation procedures, or staging or scaffolding materials required.
  • Measure mirrors and dimensions of areas to be covered to determine work procedures.