Sample 1 - State of California

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Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
(SOC Code : 49-3022)
in California

Replace or repair broken windshields and window glass in motor vehicles.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months) .

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Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$15.54$10.81$14.80$18.22

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2010 - 20201,0001,20020020.050

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 38,81571.8%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Remove all dirt, foreign matter, and loose glass from damaged areas, apply primer along windshield or window edges, and allow primer to dry.
Install replacement glass in vehicles after old glass has been removed and all necessary preparations have been made.
Allow all glass parts installed with urethane ample time to cure, taking temperature and humidity into account.
Prime all scratches on pinchwelds with primer and allow primed scratches to dry.
Obtain windshields or windows for specific automobile makes and models from stock and examine them for defects prior to installation.
Apply a bead of urethane around the perimeter of each pinchweld and dress the remaining urethane on the pinchwelds so that it is of uniform level and thickness.
Check for and remove moisture or contamination in damaged areas and keep areas dry until repairs are complete.
Select appropriate tools, safety equipment, and parts, according to job requirements.
Remove broken or damaged glass windshields or window glass from motor vehicles, using hand tools to remove screws from frames holding glass.
Replace all moldings, clips, windshield wipers, or other parts that were removed prior to glass replacement or repair.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
Installation - Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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