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

Gemological Institute of America is located in Carlsbad. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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

Median Hourly Rate by Job

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$0$7$14$21
Gemologist
$12.72  
   
Retail Sales Associate
$14.50  
Sales Associate
$13.50  
Sales Consultant, Jewelry
$13.00  
Jewelry Designer
$19.22  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Gemological Institute of America (GIA) - Carlsbad, CA Details

5345 Armada Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008

www.gia.edu

Gemological Institute of America (GIA)

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Industry

Gemological Institute of America alumni can most commonly be found in the jewelry store industry, the jewelry manufacturing industry, and the diamond store industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the fine jewelry store industry. Very few Gemological Institute of America grads go into the watch and jewelry store industry; in fact, close to five percent of the alumni pool enter this industry. Graduates of Gemological Institute of America typically earn $36K.

Gender

After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — females tend to earn around $52K per year compared to males' $39K.

Jobs

Among Gemological Institute of America graduates, the biggest earners are Jewelry Designers, who haul in $50K on average.

Degree Major

With annual earnings of $54K per year, Gemological Institute of America grads who have a Bachelor's Degree are the best paid among the alumni population.

Skills

Gemological Institute of America grads are usually competent in Customer Service, and close to one-fourth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Competency in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) translates into above-average pay for Gemological Institute of America grads — they earn 47 percent more than their fellow graduates. Demonstrated ability in Inventory Management, Sales, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Health coverage is awarded to slightly more than half of the alumni, and dental insurance is issued to slightly more than one-third of respondents as well. Slightly more than half of the graduates save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Alumni of Gemological Institute of America also take in a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and company car / automobile.

Related Schools

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

Test Scores

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Key Stats

Female
76 %
Male
24 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $19
Hourly Rate
$16
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
14%
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
$12 - $13
Bachelor's Degree, Gemology
$12

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