Average Gemologist Salary

$49,853
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$30k
MEDIAN
$50k
90%
$83k

The average salary for a Gemologist is $49,853

Base Salary
$30k - $83k
Bonus
$500 - $15k
Commission
$1k - $18k
Total Pay
$29k - $76k
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What Do Gemologists Do?

Gemologist Tasks
  • Examine and identify gemstone materials using standard, high tech, and specialty gemstone testing equipment.
  • Write articles for industry publications and newsletters.
  • Keep abreast of latest gemological information within the industry.
  • Assign preliminary conclusions to gemstone grading reports or provide back-up to preliminary reports.
  • Input gemstone identification information in information system.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
70.0%
Male
28.0%
Prefer to self-define
2.0%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

59%

Dental

42%

Vision

34%

None

39%