Jewel Staker

Press jewels to watch bridges and plates, using staking tool.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Jewel Stakers do?

Presses jewels to watch bridges and plates, using staking tool: Positions part in nest of tool, using tweezers and loupe. Presses identifying mark or part on bridge or plate, using hand-operated punch. May press jeweled or metal markers onto dial for use as numerals, using adhesive-tipped stick.

Should I be a Jewel Staker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Jewelry Facer, Jewelry Racker, Jewel Waxer

    How to become a Jewel Staker

    Jewel Stakers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Jewel Staker-related education!
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