Jewelry Designer Salary

A Jewelry Designer earns an average salary of $50,231 per year. A skill in Jewelry Design is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$29,950 - $76,632
$30K
$50K
$77K
MEDIAN: $50,231
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50%
90%

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$12.20 - $39.45
$12
$20
$39
MEDIAN: $19.73
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,950 - $76,632  
   
Bonus
$503 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$7,650  
Commission
$4,650  
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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$28,688 - $78,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.20 - $39.45  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$11.25 - $40.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$503 - $9,933  
   
Commission
$4,650  
Profit Sharing
$7,650  
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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$28,688 - $78,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78

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Job Description for Jewelry Designer

A jewelry designer designs various types of jewelry such as bracelets, necklaces, and rings. The designer may have to come up with innovative designs from scratch, while other positions will have design guidelines that need to be followed. The jewelry designer may work directly with customers and help customer’s ideas come to realization through verbal instructions or sketches.

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Jewelry Designer Tasks

  • Develop and execute product designs to company's or customer's satisfaction.
  • Prepare and finalize technical drawings of product to be used for mass production in overseas factories.
  • Loose sketch design ideas/concepts in order to convey vision to the team.
  • Interpret design/style trends into brand appropriate product that fits within targeted retail pricing.
  • Research seasonal trends and color stories.

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Pay by Experience Level for Jewelry Designer

Pay by Experience for a Jewelry Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Jewelry Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 96 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Jewelry Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Jewelry Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 46 salaries. A Jewelry Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,874

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Key Stats for Jewelry Designer

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Jewelry Designer Salaries

▲33%

▲24%

▲2%

National Average
$48,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Jewelry Designer Salaries

Jewelry Design
▲21%


▲1%


Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼0%

National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 43%