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Automotive Glass Installer and Repairer Salary Information

The salary statistics of automotive glass installers and repairers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of automotive glass installers and repairers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The automotive glass installers and repairers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Automotive Glass Installer and Repairer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,480
25th Percentile Wage
$27,500
50th Percentile Wage
$34,340
75th Percentile Wage
$43,410
90th Percentile Wage
$51,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for automotive glass installers and repairers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) automotive glass installers and repairers is $51,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,480. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 129% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of automotive glass installers and repairers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201634,3401.49%4.92%
201533,8303.67%-
201432,5900.86%-
201332,310-1.05%-
201232,650--

Table 2. Automotive Glass Installer and Repairer Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of automotive glass installers and repairers in 5 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for automotive glass installers and repairers occupations is the construction sector with an annual salary $39,450. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $31,370).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Construction
$39,450
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$37,860
Wholesale Trade
$35,360
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$34,350
Retail Trade
$31,370

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers by States

From the above tables we note that not only automotive glass installers and repairers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of automotive glass installers and repairers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $27,500 to $45,210. The highest paying state for automotive glass installers and repairers is Rhode Island with a median annual salary of $45,210. The lowest paying state is New York with a median annual salary of $27,500. For more salary information of automotive glass installers and repairers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Rhode Island
$45,210
South Dakota
$42,390
Minnesota
$41,950
Wisconsin
$40,140
Nevada
$39,520
Massachusetts
$39,230
Washington
$39,210
California
$38,780
Ohio
$37,790
New Hampshire
$37,250
Mississippi
$37,170
Pennsylvania
$36,990
Alabama
$36,500
Wyoming
$36,330
Connecticut
$36,320
Virginia
$36,020
Oregon
$36,000
Texas
$35,860
Maine
$35,710
New Jersey
$35,530
Maryland
$35,470
Idaho
$34,810
Kentucky
$34,490
South Carolina
$34,480
Colorado
$34,380
Oklahoma
$34,380
Tennessee
$34,290
West Virginia
$33,990
Michigan
$33,340
Vermont
$33,280
Kansas
$33,010
Montana
$32,630
Illinois
$32,620
Missouri
$32,400
Iowa
$31,960
North Carolina
$31,960
Alaska
$31,470
Florida
$31,350
Arizona
$31,170
Louisiana
$30,910
Indiana
$30,900
North Dakota
$30,740
New Mexico
$30,180
Arkansas
$29,980
Utah
$29,590
Georgia
$28,190
New York
$27,500


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