Goldsmith Salary

A Goldsmith earns an average wage of $19.29 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$21,084 - $144,966
$21K
$43K
$140K
MEDIAN: $43,341
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50%
90%

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$14.35 - $25.81
$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.37
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50%
90%

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$0$144K
Salary $21,084 - $144,966
Bonus $710 - $5,026
Commission $6.00
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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$29,879 - $63,160
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $14.35 - $25.81
Overtime $17.67 - $32.17
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $710 - $5,026
Commission $6.00
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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$29,879 - $63,160
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

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Job Description for Goldsmith

A goldsmith works at a jewelry store or a jewelry repair shop. He or she makes repairs or adjustments to jewelry, such as necklaces, rings, and bracelets. Some tasks that a goldsmith will do are engraving, setting, casting, and finishing jewelry. Also, the jewelry may be fitted so that it can better suit a customer.

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Goldsmith Tasks

  • Work with gold and other precious metals.
  • Forge, polish, soder and cast metals into finished products.
  • Make decorative and functional items.

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Pay by Experience Level for Goldsmith

Pay by Experience for a Goldsmith has a positive trend. An entry-level Goldsmith with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Goldsmith with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Goldsmith which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 26 salaries. A Goldsmith with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 31 salaries.

Goldsmith Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Goldsmith?

Goldsmith in Syracuse:
"Don't get locked into a place."
Don't stay at a location because they need you, if they can not pay for your talents/ the work you are doing.

Key Stats for Goldsmith

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
43%
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Experience Affects Goldsmith Salaries

Late-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 41%
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