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Stone Setter Salary

$30,806 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$382

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Stone Setter is $30,806 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Stone Setter is between $23,849 and $36,447. 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

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 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 jobs: 377

Rate of error: 4.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$35,712
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

About United States

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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 Job Listings for United States

Bench Jeweler/Stone Setter
Apr 24
Draper, UT, USA
Xemplar Workforce Solutions
Currently seeking an experienced Bench Jeweler for the leading manufacturer of men's wedding bands. The company works with a great team of designers, innovators, technicians, artists and customer ...
Tile Setter/ Finisher
May 8
National City, CA, USA
SouthBay Tile and Stone Inc.
We are a company located in San Diego we do residential and commercial work we are seeking skilled Tile and Stone installers and finishers Applicant must: * Be a tile setter or finisher * Be on time
Tile Setter Lead
Jun 5
San Jose, CA, USA
Residential Design Services
Tile Installers, install all types of tile and stone according to ANSI (American National Standards ... The Tile Setter will Properly prepare wall and flooring substrates to meet all industry ...
Tile Setter Lead
May 15
Santa Rosa, CA, USA
Residential Design Services
Tile Installers, install all types of tile and stone according to ANSI (American National Standards ... The Tile Setter will Properly prepare wall and flooring substrates to meet all industry ...
Tile Stter Apprentice
Apr 8
Melbourne, FL, USA
Studio Tile & Stone
Tile Setter Apprentice Summary: Upscale tile retail business is seeking a Tile Setter Apprentice to assist the Tile Setter in installing tile material at the job site. Responsibilities: · Anticipate ...
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