Average Jewelry Sales Consultants in the United States make around $11.29 per hour. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geographic location, followed by the company and tenure. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Female Jewelry Sales Consultants make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. Some workers in this field — just under one-half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by about one-half and dental plans are enjoyed by approximately two in five. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

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MEDIAN: $39,637
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$8.52 - $15.88
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Salary
$22,431 - $58,628  
   
Bonus
$192.71 - $15,456  
Profit Sharing
$1,900  
Commission
$1.21 - $17,876  
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$18,478 - $46,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Hourly Rate
$8.52 - $15.88  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.69  
Overtime
$12.86 - $28.96  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$192.71 - $15,456  
   
Commission
$1.21 - $17,876  
Profit Sharing
$1,900  
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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$18,478 - $46,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 250
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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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Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Jewelry Sales Consultants include Zales Jewelers, Kay Jewelers, Zales Corporation, Kohl's Department Stores Inc, and Jared The Galleria of Jewelry. Jewelry Sales Consultants seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Zale Corp, where the average salary comes to $28K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Jared The Galleria of Jewelry, Zales Jewelers, and Kay Jewelers, where earnings of $26K, $24K, or $23K are standard for Jewelry Sales Consultants.

Employees at Kohl's Department Stores Inc take home the smallest paychecks, and $20K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $16K and quickly nearing the top at only $27K. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Macy's, Inc. at $21K, JCPenney at $21K, and Zales Corporation, where $22K is the norm.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Consultant, Jewelry

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $24K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $29K. Jewelry Sales Consultants see a median salary of $32K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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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

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$26,000


Skills That Affect Sales Consultant, Jewelry Salaries

Customer Relations
up arrow 52%

Sales Management
up arrow 13%

Merchandising
up arrow 12%

Sales
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National Average
$26,000

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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