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Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers

General Information

Description

Shape molten glass according to patterns.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit78.65%
  2. Self-employed16.13%
  3. Private, not for profit3.46%
  4. Federal government0.82%
  5. State and local government0.38%

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
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$39,590

State-by-state Salary

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$48,780
$24,490
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Less than high school 43%
  • High school 34%
  • Post-secondary certificate 19%
  • Some college 1%
  • 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%

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Realistic — You have an interest in physically working with equipment, materials or structures.
  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.
  • Artistic — You have an interest in creating visual artwork, performances, written works, food or music.

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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

Knowledge

  • Production and Processing
  • Design
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Mechanical
  • Education and Training

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