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Jewelry Setter Salary

$31,091 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$386

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Jewelry Setter is $31,091 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Jewelry Setter is between $24,070 and $36,785. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Sets precious, semiprecious, or ornamental stones in rings, earrings, bracelets, brooches, metal optical frames, and other jeweled items, using handtools: places item in vise.
  • Cuts and files setting to accommodate stones, using files, chisels, and hand or electric drills.
  • Positions stone in setting and fixes in place by pressing prongs around stone, by raising retaining metal ridge around stone, or by tapping edges of setting with setting tool and hammer, forcing metal against stone.
  • Smooths edges, using emery file and pointed steel tool.
  • Examines union of stone and setting, using magnifying glass.
  • May drill holes in settings preparatory to setting stones in piece.
  • May replace stones in rings.
  • May be designated according to stone set as diamond setter or according to item worked on as stone setter, metal optical frames.
Jewelry Setter Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Job family population: 25,910

Estimated population of Jewelry Setter jobs: 380

Rate of error: 4.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,043
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Jewelry Setter Job Listings for United States

High End Jeweler (model maker) & Setter
Oct 9
Palm Beach, FL, USA
High End Jewelry Company
We are looking for a true master jeweler who is also a master gemstone setter and who delivers ... jewelry cleanly and precisely * 3) polish and finish jewerly to perfection * 4) set stones with ...
Appointment/Lead Setter (Customer Service Specialist)
Dec 5
San Diego, CA, USA
INSTALL-IT-DIRECT, INC.
We are currently looking for someone who is customer service driven, amazing on the phones and absolutely obsessed with organization. If this sounds like you, then we want to hear from you...here are ...
Fixture Setter
Oct 9
Los Angeles, CA, USA
John M Frank Construction
Fixture Installer - (Orange & LA County) Orange County based, self-performing General Contractor specializing in grocery store and restaurant construction and maintenance is seeking to hire ...
World Travelers Wanted!
Nov 21
Truckee, CA, USA
Welk Resorts Group, Inc.
... setter, business development, front desk, actor, customer service, marketing manager, marketing supervisor, off property contact, community marketing representative, marketing representative ...
AUTO Sales - ALL NEW NISSAN DEALERSHIP is Hiring * $7500 Guarantee
Dec 6
Plano, TX, USA
Dallas - Ft. Worth Auto Sales Jobs
... Jewelry - Insurance / Energy Sales Reps ~ Best Buy / Conn's / Macys / Dillards / Fry's --- all do ... Setter, Credit, Property, casualty, insurance, agent, Finance, director, Funeral, Conn's, Best Buy ...

The average pay for a Jewelry Setter is $31,091 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Jewelry Setter is between $24,070 and $36,785. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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We are looking for a true master jeweler who is also a master gemstone setter and who delivers ... jewelry cleanly and precisely * 3) polish and finish jewerly to perfection * 4) set stones with ...
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Dec 5
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