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According to the BLS, glaziers earned a median wage of $37,610 in 2012, or about $18 an hour. The best-paid earned a median wage of $69,120, while the lowest-paid earned less than $24,170 in 2012. Starting pay for apprentices may be half or even less than that of a fully trained glazier. Employment sectors that pay well include local government, elementary and secondary schools as well as colleges, universities and professional schools. New York and Seattle have the most jobs for glaziers.

Job Salary Year
2004 $37,950.00
2006 $39,210.00
2008 $40,680.00
2010 $42,110.00
2012 $42,090.00

Average Glazier Pay vs. All Construction Jobs

With an average salary of $42,090, glaziers earn more than construction workers ($34,490), painters ($38,590), and cement masons and concrete finishers ($39,870) but less than carpenters ($44,520) and brickmasons and blockmasons ($50,370).

Job Name Salary
Brickmason and Blockmason $46,440.00
Carpenter $39,940.00
Glazier $37,610.00
Cement Mason and Concrete Finisher $35,760.00
Painter $35,190.00
Construction Worker $29,990.00

Best Paying Cities for Glaziers

The highest paid in the glazier profession work in the metropolitan areas of New Haven, Conn., St. Louis, and Tacoma, Wash. The San Jose, Calif. area also pays well, as does the city of Chicago.

New Haven, Conn.

Average Salary: $80,180 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a glazier working in New Haven, Conn. is $80,180, which is $42,570 more than the average pay in the profession.

St. Louis

Average Salary: $73,900 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a glazier working in St. Louis is $73,900, which is $36,290 more than the average pay in the profession.

Tacoma, Wash.

Average Salary: $69,810 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a glazier working in Tacoma, Wash. is $69,810, which is $32,200 more than the average pay in the profession.

San Jose, Calif.

Average Salary: $63,520 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a glazier working in San Jose, Calif. is $63,520, which is $25,910 more than the average pay in the profession.

Chicago

Average Salary: $62,490 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a glazier working in Chicago is $62,490, which is $24,880 more than the average pay in the profession.

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