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Glass Processor

Kaiwhakarite Karaehe

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Glass processors prepare and process sheets of flat glass into products such as windows and mirrors for installation in buildings and related structures.


Trainee and up to mid-level glass processors usually earn

$17-$23 per hour

Senior and supervisor glass processors usually earn

$21-$36 per hour

Source: Metro Performance Glass, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a glass processor are good due to a construction boom and high demand for new apprentices.
A glass processor using suction pads to move a large piece of double-glazed glass

Glass processors manufacture double-glazed glass units for windows (Photo: Viridian Glass New Zealand)

Last updated 23 October 2018