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Stone Setter Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$34,846 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$432

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Stone Setter is $34,846 a year and $17 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Stone Setter is between $33,279 and $41,228. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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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 Seattle, Washington, 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:
$40,396
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

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