Glass Blowers


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Career Cluster
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100336
Glass Blowers

Glass Blowers - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings. 

Employment

Major employers:

  • Glass product manufacturers

Outlook

Growth is expected to decline for glassblowers. Job prospects will be best for experienced and highly-skilled workers. Competition will be strong for getting work shown in galleries.

Employment of glass blowers is sensitive to the state of the economy. When money is tight, people are less likely to spend money on art. Many artists will find that their income fluctuates with the overall economy.

Employment and outlook information is not available specifically for glass blowers. However, they are part of the larger group of "molders, shapers, and casters."

Glass Blowers (CIS 100336)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
1,691
Small
&
6.3%
5.8%
>>>>
186
Few
  Champaign Area
31
Small
&
12.9%
7.0%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
71
Medium
&
5.6%
5.0%
>>>>
7
Moderate
  Cook County
502
Small
&
8.0%
5.6%
>>>>
56
Few
  Decatur Area
20
Small
&
10.0%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
151
Medium
&
11.3%
9.7%
>>>>
18
Moderate
  Du Page County
125
Small
&
5.6%
5.4%
>>>>
14
Few
  Edwardsville Area
46
Small
&
-10.9%
5.1%
>>>>
5
Few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
16
Small
&
12.5%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
34
Small
&
11.8%
5.2%
>>>>
3
Few
  Lake County
132
Small
&
8.3%
8.6%
>>>>
14
Few
  McHenry County
53
Medium
&
9.4%
6.8%
>>>>
5
Few
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
51
Medium
&
11.8%
6.8%
>>>>
6
Few
  Northwest Illinois Area
87
Medium
&
10.3%
3.6%
>>>>
11
Moderate
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
52
Small
&
15.4%
7.3%
>>>>
7
Few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
27
Small
&
3.7%
4.3%
>>>>
3
Few
  Rock Island-Moline Area
20
Very small
&
10.0%
5.7%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Rockford Area
99
Medium
&
8.1%
7.6%
>>>>
11
Moderate
  Shawnee National Forest Area
27
Medium
&
0.0%
2.4%
>>>>
3
Few
  Springfield Area
20
Very small
&
10.0%
4.7%
>>>>
2
Very few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
34
Small
&
2.9%
6.4%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Vermilion County
21
Small
&
9.5%
4.9%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Will County
78
Small
&
12.8%
9.1%
>>>>
9
Few
United States
49,400
Small
&
-6.1%
3.7%
>>>>
4,400
Few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.