The average pay for a Stone Carver is €30,866 a year and €15 an hour in Finland.
The average salary range for a Stone Carver is between €23,633 and €36,673.
This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Finland.
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Carves designs and figures in full and bas-relief on stone, employing knowledge of stone-carving techniques and sense of artistry to produce carving consistent with designer's plans: analyzes artistic objects or graphic materials, such as models, sketches, or blueprints; visualizes finished product; and plans carving technique.
Lays out figures or designs on stone surface by freehand sketching, marking over tracing paper, and transferring dimensions from sketches or blueprints, using rule, straightedge, square, compass, calipers, and chalk, or scriber.
Selects chisels and pneumatic tools and determines sequence of their use according to intricacy of design or figure.
Roughs out design freehand or by chipping along marks on stone, using mallet and chisel or pneumatic tool.
Shapes, trims, or touches up roughed out design with appropriate tool to finish carving.
Periodically compares carving with sketches, blueprints, or model and verifies dimensions of carving, using calipers, rule, straightedge, and square.
Moves fingers over surface of carving to verify smoothness of finish.
May smooth surface of carving with rubbing stone.
May be designated according to type of work as monument carver; or according to kind of stone carved as granite carver; marble carver.