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The average gemologist salary in United States is $49,589 or an equivalent hourly rate of $24. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $863. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level gemologist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $37,937. On the other end, a senior level gemologist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $58,873.

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Job Description
Design, fabricate, adjust, repair, or appraise jewelry, gold, silver, other precious metals, or gems. Includes diamond polishers and gem cutters, and persons who perform precision casting and modeling of molds, casting metal in molds, or setting precious and semi-precious stones for jewelry and related products.

The chart below breaks down accounts by the highest level of education obtained.

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G.I.A. Graduate Gemologist w/10 plus yrs. Experience including diamond
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nonprofit institute of gemological research and education
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New York
Graduate Gemologist degree or previous Gemological Institute of America (GIA) course work (Sales positions specifically). * Multiple language skills preferred #LI-JH2 PI99185236
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