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Stone Setter Metal Optical Frames Salary

$30,820 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Stone Setter Metal Optical Frames is $30,820 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Stone Setter Metal Optical Frames is between $23,860 and $36,465. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Stone Setter Metal Optical Frames Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Job family population: 25,710

Estimated population of Stone Setter Metal Optical Frames jobs: 377

Rate of error: 4.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
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 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), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Stone Setter Metal Optical Frames Job Listings for United States

Bench Jeweler/Stone Setter
Apr 24
Draper, UT, USA
Xemplar Workforce Solutions
Working with alternative metals creating wedding bands * Carving and designing * Will be making diagnostics and executing jewelry repair * Working with a great team teaching and training individuals ...
Jun 10
Edinburg, TX, USA
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
... metal frames as required for proper fit. • Arranges and maintains optical merchandise displays. ... Maintains and tracks all inventory by regular ordering and purchases. Verifies all merchandise ...
Optician and Optical Sales
May 24
Cape Coral, FL, USA
Tyson Eye
Heats, shapes, and adjusts plastic or metal frames to fit patient and repairs damaged frames. ... Submits optical claims to vision plans within 24 hours of receipt. * Assembles and keeps on hand ...
Forklift Operator Material Handler/Optical
Jun 13
Lockbourne, OH, USA
... Hand stone operation including sizing and rolls, Roll and polish · Operating manual drill Mounting of frames including Zyl, metal and 3 piece Faceting and edge polishing · Manual edge polishing ...
Optician - Grene Vision Group
Jun 19
Wichita, KS, USA
EyeCare Partners
Heats, shapes or bends plastic or metal frames to adjust eyeglasses to fit patient. Instructs ... Promotes optical goods such as plano sunglasses, contact lens solutions, accessories and low vision ...
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