Occupational Employment Statistics


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
Southeast Minnesota 8025$34.51/hr$19.55/hr$22.42/hr$29.68/hr$40.77/hr$58.59/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/A$32.65/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/A$40.03/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
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
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30$28.07/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 60$30.35/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 80$29.68/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 220$27.18/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 770$28.27/hr5.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 780$28.31/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,090$27.65/hr8.9%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 1,070$32.59/hr-0.1%
Tile and Stone Setters 650$23.26/hr9.1%
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 320$41.65/hr6.7%
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles N/A$20.87/hr6.9%
Roofers 1,910$26.47/hr10.5%
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 740$42.66/hr9.2%
Tapers 480$31.42/hr-0.9%

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Prepare glass for cutting by resting it on rack edges or against cutting tables and brushing thin layer of oil along cutting lines or dipping cutting tools in oil.
  • Load and arrange glass or mirrors onto delivery trucks, using suction cups or cranes to lift glass.