A Jewelry Designer earns an average salary of $50,199 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$30,120 - $80,647
(Median)
$30K
$50K
$81K
MEDIAN: $50,198
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90%

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$12.12 - $39.45
(Median)
$12
$20
$39
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$30,120 - $80,647  
   
Bonus
$613 - $10,067  
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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$29,145 - $81,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $39.45  
   
Overtime
$10.07 - $41.72  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$613 - $10,067  
   
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).
)
$29,145 - $81,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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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

  • Interpret design/style trends into brand appropriate product that fits within targeted retail pricing.
  • Research seasonal trends and color stories.
  • Loose sketch design ideas/concepts in order to convey vision to the team.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Jewelry Designer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,078

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Experience Affects Jewelry Designer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Jewelry Designer Salaries

Adobe Illustrator
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National Average
$48,000

Design
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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