Gemologist Salary (United States)

A Gemologist earns an average salary of $43,374 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Gemologist Total Pay (?
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$29,362 - $79,140
(Median)
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43K
54K
79K
MEDIAN: $43,373
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Gemologist Total Pay (?
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$9.87 - $24.40
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,362 - $79,140  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,877  
Commission
$-0.49 - $5,896  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,149 - $76,637  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 121
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $24.40  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $38.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,877  
   
Commission
$-0.49 - $5,896  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,149 - $76,637  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Gemologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$40,000
Late-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%
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Gender
Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 37%
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