THE BIG SURVEY 2017

Salaries for sales staff, bench jewelers, managers and others.

Are you paying below or above market rates for your sales team, bench jeweler and manager?

Hint: The answer may depend on your location.

Pay for bench jewelers working in resort areas reaches an average of $65,000. Broken down by region, bench jewelers’ salaries are best in the West, with an average of $59,375.

A full-time manager’s pay ranges from an average of $46,552 in a country town to $79,444 in the suburban outskirts of a big urban market.

Alabama
Salesperson: $43,500
Bench jeweler: $40,714

California
Salesperson: $49,375
Bench jeweler: $60,000
Admin worker: $40,000
Manager: $71,250
Gemologist: $55,909
Designer: $49,444

Florida
Salesperson: $46,364
Bench jeweler: $48,333
Admin worker: $37,500
Manager: $78,333
Gemologist: $60,500

Illinois
Salesperson: $46,154
Bench jeweler: $49,167
Admin worker: $35,000
Gemologist: $47,143

Indiana
Salesperson: $40,000
Bench jeweler: $56,667
Admin worker: $46,667
Manager: $63,125
Designer: $46,429

Iowa
Salesperson: $41,875
Bench jeweler: $50,000

Massachusetts
Salesperson: $50,000

Michigan
Salesperson: $36,364
Bench jeweler: $50,000
Manager: $56,429

Minnesota
Salesperson: $47,000
Bench jeweler: $65,000

Missouri
Salesperson: $35,000
Bench jeweler: $47,500
Admin worker: $20,000
Manager: $54,375

New York
Salesperson: $46,154
Bench jeweler: $50,000
Admin worker: $47,000
Designer: $51,428

North Carolina
Salesperson: $40,556
Bench jeweler: $50,000

Ohio
Salesperson: $44,545
Bench jeweler: $50,000
Gemologist: $47,143

Pennsylvania
Salesperson: $41,176
Bench jeweler: $46,250
Manager: $53,333
Gemologist: $44,444

Tennessee
Salesperson: $36,429

Texas
Salesperson: $41,875
Bench jeweler: $49,545
Admin worker: $43,000
Manager: $62,667
Gemologist: $57,143

Virginia
Salesperson: $46,000
Bench jeweler: $55,000

Wisconsin
Salesperson: $41,923
Bench jeweler: $48,750
Manager: $57,857
Gemologist: $60,000

 

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