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Sales Consultant, Jewelry Salary

Jewelry Sales Consultants in the United States can expect wages of $10.11 per hour on average. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is location, followed by experience level and the specific company. Most Jewelry Sales Consultants are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Although nearly one-half lack health benefits of any kind, half do enjoy medical insurance, and more than a third get dental coverage, too. Most Jewelry Sales Consultants survey respondents are women (77 percent). The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$20,272 - $50,539
(Median)
$20K
$33K
$51K
MEDIAN: $32,674
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$7.76 - $15.15
(Median)
$7
$10
$15
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$20,272 - $50,539  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,093  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $5,750  
Commission
$405.47 - $15,163  
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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$16,699 - $42,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$7.76 - $15.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.72 - $5.09  
Overtime
$-0.49 - $29.09  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,093  
   
Commission
$405.47 - $15,163  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $5,750  
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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$16,699 - $42,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 390
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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 $36K at the other end.


Jewelry Sales Consultants who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Fortunate workers who know Customer Relations command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 67 percent above average. Customer Service and Sales are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Consultant, Jewelry

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


Jewelry Sales Consultants who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $22K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $27K. On average, Jewelry Sales Consultants make $31K following one to two decades on the job. Jewelry Sales Consultants who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $33K.

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 26%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$24,000


Skills That Affect Sales Consultant, Jewelry Salaries

Customer Relations
up arrow 67%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

National Average
$24,000

Sales
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 49%