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6 Associates's Degrees Annually
#219 in Popularity (Associate's)
$48,620 Median Salary

Types of Degrees Glazier Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many glazier graduations there were in 2019-2020 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 28
Undergraduate Certificate 8
Associate Degree 2

What Glazier Majors Need to Know

People with careers related to glazier were asked what knowledge areas, skills, and abilities were important for their jobs. They weighted these areas on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the highest.

Knowledge Areas for Glazier Majors

According to O*NET survey takers, a major in glazier should prepare you for careers in which you will need to be knowledgeable in the following areas:

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  • Building and Construction - Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

Skills for Glazier Majors

When studying glazier, you’ll learn many skills that will help you be successful in a wide range of jobs - even those that do not require a degree in the field. The following is a list of some of the most common skills needed for careers associated with this major:

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  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Abilities for Glazier Majors

Some of the most crucial abilities to master while a glazier student include the following:

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  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

What Can You Do With a Glazier Major?

Below is a list of occupations associated with glazier:

Job Title Job Growth Rate Median Salary
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 12.6% $65,230
Glaziers 10.4% $43,550

Who Is Getting an Associate’s Degree in Glazier?

2 Associate's Degrees Annually
50% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of glazier majors is as follows:

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

How Much Do Glazier Majors Make?

Salaries According to BLS

Glazier majors often go into careers where salaries can range from $48,620 to $70,540 (25th to 75th percentile). This range includes all degree levels, so you may expect those with a more advanced degree to make more while those with less advanced degrees will typically make less.

To put that into context, according to BLS data from the first quarter of 2020, the typical high school graduate makes between $30,000 and $57,900 a year (25th through 75th percentile). The average person with a bachelor’s degree (any field) makes between $45,600 and $99,000. Advanced degree holders make the most with salaries between $55,600 and $125,400.

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Some degrees associated with glazier may require an advanced degree, while others may not even require a bachelor’s in the field. In general, the more advanced your degree the more career options will open up to you. However, there is significant time and money that needs to be invested into your education so weigh the pros and cons.

Find out what the typical degree level is for glazier careers below.

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Education Level Percentage of Workers
Less than a High School Diploma 12.3%
High School Diploma - or the equivalent (for example, GED) 47.1%
Post-Secondary Certificate - awarded for training completed after high school (for example, in agriculture or natural resources, computer services, personal or culinary services, engineering technologies, healthcare, construction trades, mechanic and repair technologies, or precision production) 20.2%
Some College Courses 21.4%
Associate’s Degree (or other 2-year degree) 0.5%

Online Glazier Programs

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 7 schools offered some type of glazier program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 0 0
Certificate (1-2 years) 6 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 1 0
Associate’s Degree 2 0
Bachelor’s Degree 0 0
Post-Baccalaureate 0 0
Master’s Degree 0 0
Post-Master’s 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

Is a Degree in Glazier Worth It?

The median salary for a glazier grad is $48,620 per year. This is based on the weighted average of the most common careers associated with the major.

This is 22% more than the average salary for an individual holding a high school degree. This adds up to a gain of about $174,400 after 20 years!

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You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to glazier.

Major Number of Grads
Building/Property Maintenance 1,543
Building Construction Technology 1,279
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager 1,058
Other Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection 665
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector 255
Drywall Installation/Drywaller 68
Painting/Painter & Wall Coverer 48
Concrete Finishing/Concrete Finisher 37
Roofer 15
Carpet, Floor, & Tile Worker 10
Insulator 0

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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