Salary Information:
$12.95(entry level) - $29.94(experienced) / hourly

What it is:
If you enjoy adventures, scenic views and have a creative side, then try out this profession! They select, cut, install, replace and remove residential, commercial and artistic glass.  Glaziers use a variety of tools including glazing knives, saws, drills, grinders, putty, and glazing compounds. They must work as a team when guiding and installing glass for large buildings.

Work Environment:
Glaziers are able to work on a wide range of projects.  Often times glaziers are working high above the ground.

Education Opportunities:
Students can start in high school, where programs are available, and continue training at technical schools, community colleges, registered apprenticeships or industry training programs.

Must have the ability to mold and manipulate objects while paying attention to detail. Balance and hand-eye coordination are a must when working on ladders and scaffolds.


  • Glaziers can make, on average, almost $44,300 per year.
  • Glaziers often work in teams to install their work.
  • Glaziers need to be comfortable with working at heights.