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49-3022 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers



Replace or repair broken windshields and window glass in motor vehicles.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northeast Minnesota 104$23.57/hr$18.85/hr$23.36/hr$23.99/hr$24.49/hr$29.21/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Other Services350$23.99/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota 10$23.99/hr5.0%
Southwest Balance of State 10$18.79/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20$23.99/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 20$23.71/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 30$24.15/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 30$23.64/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 200$24.10/hrN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 210$24.10/hrN/A
Minnesota 350$23.99/hr4.8%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Tire Repairers and Changers 1,220$18.44/hr-2.7%
Home Appliance Repairers 530$24.20/hr-6.6%
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 260$22.77/hrN/A


  • Remove broken or damaged glass windshields or window glass from motor vehicles, using hand tools to remove screws from frames holding glass.
  • Install new foam dams on pinchwelds, if required.
  • Hold cut or uneven edges of glass against automated abrasive belts to shape or smooth edges.
  • Check for and remove moisture or contamination in damaged areas and keep areas dry until repairs are complete.
  • Apply a bead of urethane around the perimeter of each pinchweld and dress the remaining urethane on the pinchwelds so that it is of uniform level and thickness.
  • Select appropriate tools, safety equipment, and parts, according to job requirements.
  • Allow all glass parts installed with urethane ample time to cure, taking temperature and humidity into account.
  • Remove moldings, clips, windshield wipers, screws, bolts, and inside A-pillar moldings and lower headliners in preparation for installation or repair work.
  • Remove all dirt, foreign matter, and loose glass from damaged areas, apply primer along windshield or window edges, and allow primer to dry.
  • Install replacement glass in vehicles.