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Stone Setter Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$35,808 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$444

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Stone Setter is $35,808 a year and $17 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Stone Setter is between $31,199 and $42,367. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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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 New York-Manhattan, New York, 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:
$41,512
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

About New York-Manhattan, New York

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