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

The Gemological Institute of America is a university based in Carlsbad. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Gemological Institute of America grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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

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Gemologist
$13.50  
   
Sales Associate
$13.50  
Jewelry Designer
$19.22  
Sales Consultant, Jewelry
$13.00  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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5345 Armada Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Gemological Institute of America (GIA)


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Industry

The most highly represented industry among alumni is the fine jewelry store industry. Former Gemological Institute of America students do not typically enter the jewelry manufacturing industry; in fact, nearly one in ten graduates find work in this area, making it the least likely field for this group to enter. Following graduation, Gemological Institute of America students earn an average of approximately $35K.

Degree Major

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

Skills

Nearly one-fourth of grads report using Customer Service as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Knowledge of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 51 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($53K). Other top skills include Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Inventory Management, and Sales.

Benefits and Perks

Slightly more than two-fifths of alums participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Slightly more than two-fifths of grads enjoy benefits like health insurance, while slightly less than one-third of graduates receive dental plans, too. Gemological Institute of America grads are also lucky enough to receive a company-subsidized cell phone and a casual working environment.

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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
76 %
Male
24 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $19
Hourly Rate
Data Not Available
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Bachelor's Degree, Gemology
$12

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