Jeweler Salary

The average wage for a Jeweler is $15.85 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in stone setter is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,161 - $71,954
$24K
$45K
$72K
MEDIAN: $44,748
10%
50%
90%

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$10.25 - $25.84
$10
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.63
10%
50%
90%

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$0$71K
Salary $24,161 - $71,954
Bonus $404.06 - $4,055
Profit Sharing $4,000
Commission $3,600
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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$21,812 - $62,236
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 76
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $10.25 - $25.84
Hourly Tips $4.69
Overtime $15.32 - $38.88
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $404.06 - $4,055
Commission $3,600
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$21,812 - $62,236
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 158

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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.

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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
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
38%
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Experience Affects Jeweler Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼35%

Skills That Affect Jeweler Salaries

stone setter
▲24%

Stone Setting
▲3%

Soldering
▼0%

National Average
$39,000

Jewelry Repair
▼8%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼14%

Customer Service
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 50%
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