Sales Consultant, Jewelry Salary

Jewelry Sales Consultants in the United States take home approximately $11.47 per hour on average. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is location, though the specific employer and tenure have a (lesser) impact as well. Women account for the majority of Jewelry Sales Consultants who took the survey — 80 percent to be exact. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, close to one-half have medical insurance and more than two-fifths receive dental plans. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,067 - $57,847
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$39K
$58K
MEDIAN: $38,617
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$8.49 - $16.35
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$20,067 - $57,847  
   
Bonus
$200.00 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Commission
$0.00 - $16,442  
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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$18,241 - $46,547  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.49 - $16.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.69  
Overtime
$9.86 - $23.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$200.00 - $15,000  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $16,442  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$18,241 - $46,547  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 239
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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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Popular Employer Salaries for Sales Consultant, Jewelry


Zales Jewelers, Kay Jewelers, Zales Corporation, Kohl's Department Stores Inc, and Jared The Galleria of Jewelry are all popular places to work. Zale Corp leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $28K. Other big spenders include Jared The Galleria of Jewelry, Kay Jewelers, and Zales Jewelers, top-paying firms where Jewelry Sales Consultants see paychecks nearing $27K, $26K, or $23K.

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. A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include Macy's, Inc. ($21K), JCPenney ($21K), and Zales Corporation ($22K).

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Consultant, Jewelry

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $24K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $30K. Jewelry Sales Consultants see a median salary of $32K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Sales Consultant, Jewelry Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sales Consultant, Jewelry?

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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Key Stats for Sales Consultant, Jewelry

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Sales Consultant, Jewelry Salaries

Experienced
▲23%

Late-Career
▲21%

▲13%

National Average
$26,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Sales Consultant, Jewelry Salaries

Customer Relations
▲49%

Sales Management
▲15%

Merchandising
▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$26,000

Inside Sales
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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