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Career and Education Opportunities for Glaziers in Colorado

Colorado has a population of 5,024,748, which has grown by 16.82% over the past decade. Nicknamed the "Centennial State," Colorado's capital and biggest city is Denver.

About 2,300 people are currently employed as glaziers in Colorado. By 2016, this is expected to grow by 29% to 2,970 people employed. This is better than the national trend for glaziers, which sees this job pool growing by about 7.7% over the next eight years. Glaziers generally install glass in windows, skylights, and display cases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, and tabletops.

Income for glaziers is about $19 hourly or $40,390 yearly on average in Colorado. Nationally, their income is about $17 per hour or $35,580 per year. Compared with people working in the overall category of Home and Office Installation, people working as glaziers in Colorado earn more. They earn less than people working in the overall category of Home and Office Installation nationally.

In 2008, there were a total of 3,285,413 jobs in Colorado. The average annual income was $43,021 in 2008, up from $42,449 in 2007. The unemployment rate in Colorado was 7.7% in 2009, which has grown by 2.8% since the previous year. About 32.7% of Colorado residents have college degrees, which is higher than the national average.

The top industries in Colorado include professional equipment merchant wholesalers, computer peripheral equipment merchant wholesalers, and repair. Notable tourist attractions include the Denver Museum of Miniatures Dolls & Toys, the Friends of Historic FT Logan, and the Historic Denver Inc.

CITIES WITH Glazier OPPORTUNITIES IN Colorado


JOB DESCRIPTION: Glazier

Glazier video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

In general, glaziers install glass in windows, skylights, and display cases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, and tabletops.

Every day, glaziers are expected to be able to listen to and understand others in meetings. They need to see details at a very fine level of focus. It is also important that they control objects and devices with precise control.

Similar jobs with educational opportunities in Colorado include:

  • Bricklayer Helper. Help brickmasons, blockmasons, or tile and marble setters by performing duties of lesser skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.
  • Carpet Installer. Lay and install carpet from rolls or blocks on floors. Install padding and trim flooring materials.
  • Cement Mason. Smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, or curbs using a variety of hand and power tools. Align forms for sidewalks, curbs, or gutters; patch voids; use saws to cut expansion joints.
  • Hazardous Materials Handler. Identify, remove, or dispose of hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead-based paint, waste oil, fuel, transmission fluid, radioactive materials, contaminated soil, etc. Specialized training and certification in hazardous materials handling or a confined entry permit are generally required. May operate earth-moving equipment or trucks.
  • Insulation Installer. Line and cover structures with insulating materials. May work with batt, roll, or blown insulation materials.
  • Tile Setter. Apply hard tile, marble, and wood tile to walls, floors, and roof decks.

LOCATION INFORMATION: Colorado

Colorado
Colorado photo by Wayne L. Bart

Colorado has a population of 5,024,748, which has grown by 16.82% over the past 10 years. Nicknamed the "Centennial State," Colorado's capital and most populous city is Denver. In 2008, there were a total of 3,285,413 jobs in Colorado. The average annual income was $43,021 in 2008, up from $42,449 the preceding year. The unemployment rate in Colorado was 7.7% in 2009, which has grown by 2.8% since the previous year. Approximately 32.7% of Colorado residents have college degrees, which is higher than the national average.

The top industries in Colorado include professional equipment merchant wholesalers, computer peripheral equipment merchant wholesalers, and repair. Notable tourist destinations include the Fine and Dandy Gourmet Baskets & Gifts, the Denver City & County Government, and the Friends of Historic FT Logan.