Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Jewelry Designers, experience in the field tends to play a major role in salary negotiations; pay increases with more experience. Workers new to the field can expect to earn $39K, increasing to $49,897 after five to 10 years. Those who spend a decent amount of time in this profession—one to two decades—usually make about $55K. After spending 20 years in the field, salary continues to increase for Jewelry Designers and pay is expected at $59K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 13 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 2 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 13 percent. Most of respondents report having between one and nine years of experience in this field.