Gemological Institute of America (GIA) - Carlsbad, CA Alumni Average Hourly Rate

The Gemological Institute of America is a university based in Carlsbad. This report is based on the responses of Gemological Institute of America graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Gemological Institute of America (GIA) - Carlsbad, CA Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Job

Job
National Hourly Rate Data 
$0$7$14$21
Jewelry Designer
$18.59  
   
Gemologist
$13.50  
Sales Consultant, Jewelry
$13.00  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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About This School

5345 Armada Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Gemological Institute of America (GIA)


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Industry

A large chunk of former Gemological Institute of America students are employed in the fine jewelry store industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Less than ten percent of Gemological Institute of America grads move into the jewelry manufacturing industry — it is the road least traveled for this demographic. Those with a degree from the Gemological Institute of America make an average of about $34K.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $69K per year, Gemological Institute of America grads who have a Bachelor's Degree are the best paid among the alumni population.

Skills

For Gemological Institute of America grads, proficiency in Sales warrants a paycheck that is 15 percent more than other alumni salaries. Proficiency in Customer Service is common among Gemological Institute of America alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, one-fourth of former students report doing so. Also considered top-notch skills are Sales, Computer Aided Design (CAD), and Inventory Management.

Benefits and Perks

Close to half of the respondents save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Close to half of the alums have medical plans, and just under a third of respondents have dental insurance. Gemological Institute of America graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment and a company-subsidized cell phone.

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Schools similar to Gemological Institute of America include CET-Rancho Temecula, CET-San Diego, and CET-Coachella.

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Key Stats for Gemological Institute of America (GIA) - Carlsbad, CA

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $19
Hourly Rate
Data Not Available
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Bachelor's Degree, Gemology
$12

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