Glazing Statistics Show Top Hourly Union Pay Scales

Statistics on the hourly union pay scales of glaziers in 20 states show that glaziers in New York, Chicago and San Francisco make out the best according to the hourly pay scale. San Francisco glaziers also saw the greatest percent increase in pay scale in September, while glaziers in Kansas City and Baltimore also benefited from big increases.

For worker compensation insurance base rates for glaziers across the United States, Alaska, Maine and Louisiana top the list. The charts below were compiled by McGraw-Hill Construction.

Glaziers Hourly Union Pay Scales, September 2007

City
Rate
% Change
20-City Average
$41.44
5.0%
Atlanta
$25.30
NA
Baltimore
$40.10
5.7%
Birmingham
$21.30
0.0%
Boston
$48.16
NA
Chicago
$55.37
2.6%
Cincinnati
$41.02
NA
Cleveland
$37.44
1.4%
Dallas
NA
NA
Denver
$33.05
2.7%
Detroit
$41.56
3.5%
Kansas City
$39.38
6.0%
Los Angeles
$45.31
NA
Minneapolis
$43.76
3.4%
New Orleans
$21.79
2.4%
New York
$61.76
5.1%
Philadelphia
$49.40
1.3%
Pittsburgh
$39.35
0.0%
St. Louis
$49.50
3.7%
San Francisco
$51.45
8.9%
Seattle
$42.41
5.1%

Rate per hour includes base rate plus fringe benefits; NA=Not Available

Worker Compensation Insurance Base Rates for Glaziers Away from Shop

State
Rate
Alabama
14.31
Alaska
28.84
Arizona
6.28
Arkansas
6.40
California
10.67
Colorado
9.01
Connecticut
19.49
Delaware
14.75
D.C.
13.93
Florida
14.41
Georgia
10.84
Hawaii
9.42
Idaho
9.27
Illinois
21.43
Indiana
5.65
Iowa
11.14
Kansas
9.35
Kentucky
10.21
Louisiana
21.89
Maine
23.03
Maryland
15.17
Massachusetts
9.25
Michigan
12.07
Minnesota
17.07
Mississippi
10.85
Missouri
8.86
Montana
16.27
Nebraska
14.75
New Hampshire
10.94
New Jersey
7.43
New Mexico
11.07
New York
10.18
North Carolina
9.93
Oklahoma
12.47
Oregon
14.91
Pennsylvania
11.44
Rhode Island
15.08
South Carolina
14.56
South Dakota
10.01
Tennessee
12.59
Texas
11.38
Utah
11.88
Vermont
16.53
Virginia
7.03
Wisconsin
11.03

Compiled by Aon. Risk services, insurance brokers, New York City, rates are typical workers' compensation insurance rates. North Dakota, Ohio, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming, Minnesota per $100 payroll and those approved an in use as of September 14, 2007. These rates are typical current rates subject to change according to experience rating. Listing does not include Maine or monopolistic-fund states, namely: Nevada, is an assigned-risk state; rates are variable.

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