Glass Tinter

Apply colored liquid plastics to glass surfaces to reduce interior heat.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Glass Tinters do?

Applies colored liquid plastic to glass surface of installed windows and doors to reduce interior heat and glare from sunlight, using spray gun: Fills spray reservoir with solution. Applies plastic coating to glass surfaces from top of window or door and working downward to apply smooth, uniform coat. Positions collection trough at bottom of coated surface to reclaim excess liquid.

Should I be a Glass Tinter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Filler-In Tinter, Window Tinter

    How to become a Glass Tinter

    Most Glass Tinters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9bbaaa&chl=no+college+%2894%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,94,94
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