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Stone Setter Metal Optical Frames Salary
in Alexandria, Virginia

$34,087 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$423

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Stone Setter Metal Optical Frames is $34,087 a year and $16 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Stone Setter Metal Optical Frames is between $26,389 and $40,330. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alexandria, Virginia.

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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 Alexandria, Virginia, 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:
$39,516
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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About Alexandria, Virginia

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Description: Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 139,966, and in 2016, the population was estimated to be 160,530. Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of downtown Washington, D.C. Like the rest of Northern Virginia, as well as Central Maryland, modern Alexandria has been influenced by its proximity to the U.S. capital. It is largely populated by professionals working in the federal civil service, in the U.S. military, or for one of the many private companies which contract...

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