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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 7010$28.44/hr$18.75/hr$23.19/hr$29.20/hr$31.77/hr$38.35/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities140$23.70/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota 30$24.62/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 30$30.01/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 40$24.14/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 50$23.65/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 50$29.30/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 50$23.65/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 70$29.20/hr3.8%
Southeast Minnesota 110$21.30/hr8.7%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 110$24.22/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 280$31.50/hr5.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 330$31.50/hrN/A
Minnesota 600$28.46/hr5.7%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 850$32.88/hr3.7%
Tile and Stone Setters 530$24.59/hr11.4%
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 220$34.46/hrN/A
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 420$34.86/hrN/A
Roofers 1,720$26.34/hr5.8%
Insulation Workers, Mechanical N/A$46.66/hrN/A
Tapers 330$39.13/hr-0.2%
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 830$24.07/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.