All About Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers
Career 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.
Types of Jeweler, Precious Stone or Metal Worker Jobs
- Diamond Setter
- Diamond Grader
- Gem Cutter
Are There Job Opportunities for Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers?
There were about 37,700 jobs for Jeweler, Precious Stone or Metal Worker in 2016 (in the United States). There is little to no growth in job opportunities for Jeweler, Precious Stone or Metal Worker. There will be an estimated 3,500 positions for Jeweler, Precious Stone or Metal Worker per year.
The states with the most job growth for Jeweler, Precious Stone or Metal Worker are Idaho, South Carolina, and Nevada. Watch out if you plan on working in Tennessee, New Mexico, or Wisconsin. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
Average Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers Salary
Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers make between $23,530 and $67,250 a year.
Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers who work in Kentucky, New Jersey, or Wisconsin, make the highest salaries.
Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers in different U.S. states.
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Who Employs Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers?
The table below shows the approximate number of Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers employed by various industries.
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