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47-2121.00 - Glaziers

Install glass in windows, skylights, store fronts, and display cases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, ceilings, and tabletops.

Sample of reported job titles: Automobile Glass Technician, Commercial Glazier, Foreman, Glass Installer, Glass Technician, Glazer, Glazier, Glazing Superintendent, Journeyman Glazier, Master Glazier

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Tasks

  • Fabricate or install metal sashes or moldings for glass installation, using aluminum or steel framing. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Determine plumb of walls or ceilings, using plumb lines and levels. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Fasten glass panes into wood sashes or frames with clips, points, or moldings, adding weather seals or putty around pane edges to seal joints. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Prepare glass for cutting by resting it on rack edges or against cutting tables and brushing thin layer of oil along cutting lines or dipping cutting tools in oil. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Cut, fit, install, repair, or replace glass or glass substitutes, such as plastic or aluminum, in building interiors or exteriors or in furniture or other products. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Grind or polish glass, smoothing edges when necessary. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Measure and mark outlines or patterns on glass to indicate cutting lines. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Set glass doors into frames and bolt metal hinges, handles, locks, or other hardware to attach doors to frames and walls. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Install pre-assembled metal or wood frameworks for windows or doors to be fitted with glass panels, using hand tools. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Read and interpret blueprints or specifications to determine size, shape, color, type, or thickness of glass, location of framing, installation procedures, or staging or scaffolding materials required. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Drive trucks to installation sites and unload mirrors, glass equipment, or tools. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Measure mirrors and dimensions of areas to be covered to determine work procedures. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Move furniture to clear work sites and cover floors or furnishings with drop cloths. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Cut, assemble, fit, or attach metal-framed glass enclosures for showers, bathtubs, display cases, skylights, solariums, or other structures. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Load and arrange glass or mirrors onto delivery trucks, using suction cups or cranes to lift glass. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Pack spaces between moldings and glass with glazing compounds and trim excess material with glazing knives. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Cut and remove broken glass prior to installing replacement glass. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Score glass with cutters' wheels, breaking off excess glass by hand or with notched tools. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Secure mirrors in position, using mastic cement, putty, bolts, or screws. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Assemble, erect, or dismantle scaffolds, rigging, or hoisting equipment. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Cut and attach mounting strips, metal or wood moldings, rubber gaskets, or metal clips to surfaces in preparation for mirror installation. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Confer with customers to determine project requirements or to provide cost estimates. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Select the type or color of glass or mirror according to specifications. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Operate cranes or hoists with suction cups to lift large, heavy pieces of glass. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Create patterns on glass by etching, sandblasting, or painting designs. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Assemble and cement sections of stained glass together. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Measure, cut, fit, and press anti-glare adhesive film to glass or spray glass with tinting solution to prevent light glare. See more occupations related to this task.

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Tools & Technology

Tools used in this occupation:

  • Adjustable widemouth pliers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Adjustable wrenches See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Bastard cut file — Bastard files See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Below the hook device — Spreader beams See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Bevels — Sliding bevels See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Blow torch — Propane torches See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Claw hammer — Claw hammers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Cold chisels See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Countersinks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Demolition hammers — Power hammers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Desktop computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Dollies — Glass dollies See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Drilling machines — Drill presses; Glass drilling machines See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Drum sander — Drum sanders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Fall protection lanyard — Safety lanyards See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Flat hand file — Half moon files See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Flat nose pliers — Glass pliers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Forklifts See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Glass cutters — Automatic cutting tables; Notched glass-breaking tools; Side cutters; Wheel cutters See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Goggles — Safety goggles See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Grinding or polishing machines — Glass bevelers; Glass routers; Polishing machines; Portable air routers (see all 8 examples) See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hacksaw — Hacksaws See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hammers — Dead-blow hammers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hand clamps — Glass clamps See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hand sprayers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hard hats See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hex keys — Allen wrenches See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hoists See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hold down clamps — Glass holders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Ladders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Leg protectors — Shin protectors See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Levels — Builders' levels; Laser levels; Spirit levels See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Lifelines or lifeline equipment — Lifelines See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Lifting hooks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Lifts — Glass lifters See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Locking pliers — Duck-billed locking pliers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Mallets See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Manlift or personnel lift — Bosun chairs; Swing stages See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Metal cutters — Aviation snips; Metal cutting shears See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Mill saw file — Single-cut mill saw files See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Milling machines See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Nibblers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Nut drivers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Open end wrenches See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Platform lift — Platform lifts; Self-propelled elevated work platforms See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Plumb bobs See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pneumatic sanding machines — Sandblasters See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Point drivers or accessories for picture frames — Point drivers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Power drills — Cordless drills; Electric drills See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Power grinders — Bench grinders; Grinding tools See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Power sanders — Portable belt sanders; Upright belt sanders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Power saws — Cutoff saws; Glass saws; Reciprocating saws; Saber saws (see all 7 examples) See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Power screwguns See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pressure or steam cleaners — Water blasting equipment See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Protective aprons See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Protective gloves — Glass gloves; Safety gloves See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Protective shirts — Protective sleeves See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pry bars See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Punches or nail sets or drifts — Center punches See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Putty knives See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Ratchets — Ratchet sets See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Razor knives — Edge scrapers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Respirators See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Rivet tools — Riveting tools See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Round file — Round files See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Rubber mallet — Rubber mallets See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Rulers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Sawing machines — Power miter saws See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Saws See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Scaffolding See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Screwdrivers — Flat head screwdrivers; Phillips head screwdrivers; Robertson screwdrivers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Scribers — Scoring tools See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Shackle — Shackles See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Sheet metal pliers — Hand seamers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Slings See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Soldering iron — Soldering equipment See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Spatulas See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Spot welding machine — Spot-welding equipment See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Squares — Combination squares; L-squares See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Straight edges — Straightedges See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Suction cups — Vacuum cups See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Tape measures — Measuring tapes; Story pole tape measures; Telescoping measuring rods See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Tongs — Glass tongs See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Torque wrenches See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Track cranes — Overhead cranes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Triangles See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Utility knives See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Wood chisels See more occupations related to this tool.

Technology used in this occupation:

  • Computer aided design CAD software — D-CALC FACADE 4000 See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Data base user interface and query software — Work order software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Project management software — American Glazing Software AGS WindowPricer; Bid Master software See more occupations related to this technology.

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Knowledge

  • 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. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • 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. See more occupations related to this knowledge.

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Skills

  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. See more occupations related to this skill.

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Abilities

  • Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Finger Dexterity — The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • 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). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Multilimb Coordination — The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Trunk Strength — The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Control Precision — The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • 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. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Static Strength — The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. See more occupations related to this ability.

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Work Activities

  • Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles). See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment — Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People — Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information — Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public — Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes serving customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization — Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Scheduling Work and Activities — Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Processing Information — Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Detailed Work Activities

  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Fabricate parts or components. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Measure materials or objects for installation or assembly. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Cut carpet, vinyl or other flexible materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Mark reference points on construction materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Review blueprints or specifications to determine work requirements. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Apply decorative or textured finishes or coverings. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Smooth surfaces with abrasive materials or tools. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Install metal structural components. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Remove worn, damaged or outdated materials from work areas. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Cut metal components for installation. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Assemble temporary equipment or structures. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Drive trucks or truck-mounted equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Trim excess material from installations. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicate with clients about products, procedures, and policies. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Apply adhesives to construction materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Verify alignment of structures or equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Cut wood components for installation. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Protect structures or surfaces near work areas to avoid damage. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Select construction materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Install doors or windows. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Install building fixtures. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Install wooden structural components. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Cut glass. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Load or unload materials used in construction or extraction. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Dismantle equipment or temporary structures. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Work Context

  • Face-to-Face Discussions — 92% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Telephone — 90% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Outdoors, Exposed to Weather — 79% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets — 78% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — 58% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Contact With Others — 58% responded “Constant contact with others.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Work With Work Group or Team — 59% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Standing — 54% responded “Continually or almost continually.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls — 54% responded “Continually or almost continually.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Freedom to Make Decisions — 69% responded “Some freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Frequency of Decision Making — 61% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Indoors, Not Environmentally Controlled — 58% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Time Pressure — 39% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Responsibility for Outcomes and Results — 46% responded “High responsibility.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable — 49% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results — 57% responded “Important results.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Structured versus Unstructured Work — 35% responded “A lot of freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Coordinate or Lead Others — 63% responded “Very important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Very Hot or Cold Temperatures — 39% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Hazardous Equipment — 47% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to High Places — 59% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Contaminants — 16% responded “Once a month or more but not every week.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Minor Burns, Cuts, Bites, or Stings — 17% responded “Never.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Responsible for Others' Health and Safety — 61% responded “High responsibility.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Outdoors, Under Cover — 56% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Consequence of Error — 31% responded “Extremely serious.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Physical Proximity — 61% responded “Moderately close (at arm's length).” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Deal With External Customers — 39% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Deal With Unpleasant or Angry People — 33% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Extremely Bright or Inadequate Lighting — 30% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Level of Competition — 48% responded “Highly competitive.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Frequency of Conflict Situations — 32% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • In an Enclosed Vehicle or Equipment See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Bending or Twisting the Body — 26% responded “More than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Walking and Running — 55% responded “About half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Duration of Typical Work Week — 67% responded “40 hours.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions — 25% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.

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Job Zone

Title Job Zone Two: Some Preparation Needed
Education These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
Related Experience Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.
Job Training Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Job Zone Examples These occupations often involve using your knowledge and skills to help others. Examples include sheet metal workers, forest fire fighters, customer service representatives, physical therapist aides, salespersons (retail), and tellers.
SVP Range (4.0 to < 6.0)

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Education


Percentage of Respondents
Education Level Required
60   High school diploma or equivalent Help
23   Less than high school diploma
18   Post-secondary certificate Help

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Credentials

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Interests

Interest code: RC

  • Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others. See more occupations related to this interest.
  • Conventional — Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow. See more occupations related to this interest.

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Work Styles

  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Achievement/Effort — Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Self Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Independence — Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Leadership — Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Innovation — Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Concern for Others — Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Social Orientation — Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job. See more occupations related to this work style.

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Work Values

  • Working Conditions — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Relationships — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Achievement — Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement. See more occupations related to this work value.

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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages (2014) $18.47 hourly, $38,410 annual
State wages Local Salary Info
 
Employment (2012) 47,000 employees
Projected growth (2012-2022) Faster than average (15% to 21%) Faster than average (15% to 21%)
Projected job openings (2012-2022) 19,100
State trends Employment Trends
 
Top industries (2012)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 wage data external site and 2012-2022 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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Sources of Additional Information

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  • Glaziers external site. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition.

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