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Stone Setter Metal Optical Frames Salary
in Austin, Texas

$29,041 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$360

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Stone Setter Metal Optical Frames is $29,041 a year and $14 an hour in Austin, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Stone Setter Metal Optical Frames is between $22,482 and $34,359. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Austin, Texas.

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Job Summary

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.
Stone Setter Metal Optical Frames Job Prevalence in Austin, Texas, 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:
$33,666
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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About Austin, Texas

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Description: Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties. It is the 11th-most populous city in the United States and the 4th-most populous city in Texas. It is also the fastest growing large city in the United States, the second most populous state capital after Phoenix, Arizona, and the southernmost state capital in the contiguous United States. As of the U.S. Census Bureau's July 1, 2018 estimate, Austin had a population of 964,254 up from 790,491 at the 2010 census. The city is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock...

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