Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Jeweler is $19.85
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Jewelers?
An early career Jeweler with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.74 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Jeweler with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.23 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Jeweler with 10-19 years of …Read more
What Do Jewelers Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.