Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

General Information

Description

Replace or repair broken windshields and window glass in motor vehicles.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit85.01%
  2. Self-employed13.18%
  3. Private, not for profit0.91%
  4. State and local government0.28%
  5. Federal government0.14%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Job Outlook

Overall employment of automotive body and glass repairers is projected to grow 6 percent from 2020 to 2030, about as fast as the average for all occupations. About 17,500 openings for automotive body and glass repairers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$37,710

State-by-state Salary

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$56,890
$25,110
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 89%
  • Less than high school 9%
  • Post-secondary certificate 1%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Related College Majors

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Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Mechanical
  • Clerical
  • English Language
  • Administration and Management

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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