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Diamond Experts

Diamond Experts - Wages & Trends

Wages vary based on the jeweler's duties and level of experience. Wages also vary by area of the country and by employer. Jewelers in larger companies usually earn more than those in small shops.

Benefits vary by employer. Salaried jewelers who work full time generally receive benefits such as paid vacation and health insurance. Many employers also provide payment for work-related courses and discounts on jewelry purchases. Self-employed jewelers must provide their own insurance.

Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers (SOC 51-9071)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $13.31 $14.87 $19.67
Yearly $27,695 $30,921 $40,916
    Cook County Hourly $11.99 $13.03 $14.33
Yearly $24,929 $27,108 $29,807
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $13.37 $14.25 $15.13
Yearly $27,808 $29,642 $31,474
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $15.34 $17.81 $26.80
Yearly $31,915 $37,054 $55,748
    Rockford Area Hourly $15.24 $17.24 $19.07
Yearly $31,705 $35,858 $39,661
    Springfield Area Hourly $24.08 $35.52 $38.54
Yearly $50,084 $73,875 $80,171
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $26.23 $28.53 $31.15
Yearly $54,568 $59,351 $64,788
United States Hourly $14.77 $19.65 $26.75
Yearly $30,720 $40,870 $55,630

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.