Sales Consultant, Jewelry Salary

The average Jewelry Sales Consultant in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $10.40 per hour. While career length and the particular employer impact pay for this group, residence is the most influential factor. Most Jewelry Sales Consultants survey respondents are women (75 percent). Close to one-half of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, just under one-half report medical coverage and over a third claim dental coverage as well. Work is enjoyable for Jewelry Sales Consultants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$20,696 - $52,237
(Median)
$21K
$35K
$52K
MEDIAN: $35,161
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$8.07 - $15.27
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$15
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$20,696 - $52,237  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,132  
Profit Sharing
$2,050  
Commission
$394.53 - $15,526  
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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$17,238 - $42,240  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.07 - $15.27  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.89  
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,132  
   
Commission
$394.53 - $15,526  
Profit Sharing
$2,050  
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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$17,238 - $42,240  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 447
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Job Description for Sales Consultant, Jewelry

Jewelry sales consultants work directly with customers, helping identify their needs and selling them merchandise. They perform a number of tasks such as presenting jewelry, conducting sales, running credit cards, and inspecting jewelry. These professionals must be knowledgeable of the items in their store to answer potential customer questions and effectively sell products; for example, the consultant must know the difference between different types of metal, understand the processes used to make merchandise, and have a vast understanding of gemstones. Jewelry sales consultants must use their customer-service skills to effectively make sales presentations and build long-term relationships with customers.

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Sales Consultant, Jewelry Tasks

  • Attend special training of products/services to understand the product features, trends or styles of the products/services.
  • Sell the organization's products/services to new or established customers typically via walk-in business.
  • Process payment for products or service, may maintain customer preference records.
  • Assist the customer in selecting products/services, answer questions and check for stock and availability.

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Many Jewelry Sales Consultants can be found at Zales Jewelers, Kay Jewelers, Macy's, Inc., Jared The Galleria of Jewelry, and JCPenney, firms that are at the top of the field. Jewelry Sales Consultants flock to Jared The Galleria of Jewelry for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $27K lead the pack in compensation; however, Jared The Galleria of Jewelry also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $20K at one end to $38K at the other end. Soaring salaries can also be found at Zale Corp, Zales Jewelers, and Macy's, Inc., where earnings of $25K, $23K, or $22K are standard for Jewelry Sales Consultants.

Jewelry Sales Consultants will find the worst pay at JCPenney, where the median salary crawls in at $19K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $21K, leaving little room for growth. Employees at Kohl's Department Stores Inc, Kay Jewelers, and Zales Corporation can also expect below-average earnings of $20K, $22K, and $22K.


Survey takers who work as Jewelry Sales Consultants report a focused set of job skills. Fortunate workers who know Customer Relations can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 57 percent above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales. It is not unusual for someone who knows Customer Service to be familiar with Sales as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Consultant, Jewelry

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


Jewelry Sales Consultants with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $22K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $27K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $32K. Jewelry Sales Consultants with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $34K.

Sales Consultant, Jewelry Reviews

What is it like working as a Sales Consultant, Jewelry at JCPenney?

Sales Consultant, Jewelry in Canton:
Pros: I like my repeat customers.
Cons: A lot of customers abuse our return policy, they make us stay hours after closing to recover the store to "perfection", we are treated with no respect and worst of all we have had no pay raise in over 2 years but our workload has doubled and even tripled.

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Experience Affects Sales Consultant, Jewelry Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$25,000


Skills That Affect Sales Consultant, Jewelry Salaries

Customer Relations
up arrow 57%

National Average
$25,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Sales
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
medical benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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