$43,105
Avg. Salary
$16.56
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$998

Bonus

$2,375

Profit Sharing

$3,300

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Jeweler is $16.56 per hour.

The average pay for a Jeweler is $43,105 per year.

10%
$10.62
10%
$16.56
50%
$26.34
90%
90%
MEDIAN $16.56
10%
$26k
10%
$43k
50%
$72k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $43,105
$25,760 - $72,479
$26K
$43K
$72K
MEDIAN: $43,105
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90%

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$10.62 - $26.34
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MEDIAN: $16.56
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$0$90K
Salary $25,760 - $72,479
Bonus $305 - $4,000
Profit Sharing $2,375
Commission $4.00 - $90,000
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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$22,768 - $62,445
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 123
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $10.62 - $26.34
Hourly Tips $3.84
Overtime $16.38 - $39.44
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $305 - $4,000
Commission $4.00 - $90,000
Profit Sharing $2,375
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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$22,768 - $62,445
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 298

Job Description for Jeweler

Simply put, a jeweler’s job is to repair, appraise, design, manufacture, and sell jewelry. Their work varies greatly, but they are generally found in retail stores where they repair jewelry and run their business, and manufacturing companies where they work produce jewelry in mass quantities. Jewelers use specialized tools and chemicals to create and repair jewelry, but also rely on computer software to create their products. They also work with sharp tools, to it is important to stay focused and alert while working.

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Jeweler Tasks
  • Design, adjust, repair, and appraise gold, silver, precious and semi-precious metals, and gems.
  • Polish diamonds, cut gems, engraving, perform precision casting, modeling of molds, and metal casting.
  • Repair jewelry including ring sizing, stone setting, channel setting, head soldering, chain repair, and tube/hinge work.

Common Career Paths for Jeweler


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Pay by Experience Level for Jeweler

Pay by Experience for a Jeweler has a positive trend. An entry-level Jeweler with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 81 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Jeweler with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Jeweler which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 49 salaries. A Jeweler with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 77 salaries.

Jeweler Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Jeweler?

Jeweler in Ithaca:
"Find an apprenticeship."
Find a highly skilled jeweler to learn from. I have seen many a jeweler come from an arts program, with few skills used in repair and fabrication of fine jewelry, but with the student loans.

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Key Stats for Jeweler

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
37%

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Experience Affects Jeweler Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼34%

Skills That Affect Jeweler Salaries

stone setter
▲25%

Stone Setting
▲3%

Soldering
▲1%

National Average
$38,000

Jewelry Repair
▼7%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼14%

Customer Service
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 52%