The average Jewelry Sales Consultant in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $11.42 per hour. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geography, followed by the specific employer and experience level. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Jewelry Sales Consultants making up 78 percent. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Jewelry Sales Consultants — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Just under one-half of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, nearly one-half report medical coverage and just over two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,067 - $57,847
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MEDIAN: $38,617
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$8.44 - $16.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$20,067 - $57,847  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $14,899  
Profit Sharing
$1,900  
Commission
$0.00 - $17,205  
Total Pay (?
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$18,082 - $46,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$8.44 - $16.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.69  
Overtime
$9.86 - $27.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$201.34 - $14,899  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $17,205  
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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$18,082 - $46,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | 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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Many Jewelry Sales Consultants can be found at Zales Jewelers, Kay Jewelers, Zales Corporation, Kohl's Department Stores Inc, and Jared The Galleria of Jewelry, firms that are at the top of the field. Jewelry Sales Consultants flock to Zale Corp for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $28K lead the pack in compensation. Jared The Galleria of Jewelry, Kay Jewelers, and Zales Jewelers are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Jewelry Sales Consultants earning around $26K, $26K, or $24K at each firm, respectively.

With a median salary of $20K, Kohl's Department Stores Inc provides Jewelry Sales Consultants with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $27K, limiting employee salary growth. Macy's, Inc., JCPenney, and Zales Corporation also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $21K, $21K, and $22K.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Consultant, Jewelry

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


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 $30K. Jewelry Sales Consultants see a median salary of $32K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
049
Less than 1 year
8%
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
up arrow 24%

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$26,000


Skills That Affect Sales Consultant, Jewelry Salaries

Customer Relations
up arrow 50%

Sales Management
up arrow 16%

Merchandising
up arrow 11%

Sales
up arrow 2%

National Average
$26,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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