Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers

4.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
88%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
19.3%
by 2031
WAGES
$37,500
or $18.03 hourly
VOLUME
38,420
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 88% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers' job openings is expected to rise 19.3% by 2031
'Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers' was $37,500, or $18.03 hourly
'Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers' are paid 18.1% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as glass blowers, molders, benders, and finishers?

As of 2021 there were 38,420 people employed as Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers within the United States.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers.

Job description

Shape molten glass according to patterns.

SOC Code: 51-9195.04

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