Cut out metal jewelry findings according to pattern, using jigsaw.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $44,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Jigsawyers do?

Cuts out metal jewelry findings according to pattern, using jigsaw: Receives metal sheets with patterns cemented to tops, or prints patterns on printing press and cements onto metal sheets. Assembles several sheets into laminated block with oiled paper between layers to produce multiple findings in one cutting operation. Drills holes for saw blade, using drill press. Mounts blade on jigsaw, starts saw, and guides metal sheet against blade to cut along lines of pattern.

Should I be a Jigsawyer?

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.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Jigsawyer

    Most Jigsawyers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9baaaa&chl=no+college+%2898%25%29|certificate+%282%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,98,98
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