Gemologist Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about gemologist demographics? We analyzed 290 gemologists resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Gemologist Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as gemologists. Keep reading to find out what the results for gemologists were.

Gemologist Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among gemologists is White, which makes up 64.5% of all gemologists. Comparatively, there are 11.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 9.1% of the Asian ethnicity.

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  • White, 64.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 11.9%
  • Asian, 9.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 8.5%
  • Black or African American, 3.8%
  • Unknown, 2.2%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Gemologists

The chart below shows that 40.0% of gemologists speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 20.0% and Dutch is the third-most popular at 10.0%.

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  • Spanish, 40.0%
  • French, 20.0%
  • Dutch, 10.0%
  • Russian, 10.0%
  • Polish, 10.0%
  • Other, 10.0%

Most Common Degree for Gemologist

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for gemologists. The most common degree for gemologists is bachelor's degree. In fact, 37% of gemologists earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 10% and rounding it off is diploma with 7%.

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  • Bachelors degree, 37%
  • Associate degree, 10%
  • Diploma degree, 7%
  • Masters degree, 5%
  • Other Degrees, 41%

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Gemologist Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among gemologists.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Gemologist Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the gemologist position over time.

Male
Female
72%
69%
66%
64%
61%
58%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Gemologist Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of gemologists changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Number Of Years On The Job For Gemologist

By looking over 290 gemologists resumes, we figured out that the average gemologist enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 32%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Gemologist Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of gemologist employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of gemologists is 40+ years old, which represents 74% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Gemologists with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, brick maker and furnace helper have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Screen Examiner7%88%
Cake Decorator11%85%
Garment Inspector12%86%
Gemologist40%55%
Greaser95%3%
Furnace Helper95%2%
Brick Maker97%3%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Brick Maker
Furnace Helper
Greaser
Gemologist
Garment Inspector
Cake Decorator
Screen Examiner
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Gemologist?

male-income
Male Income
$53,795
female-income
Female Income
$52,072

Gemologist Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Asian men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$56,323
$55,463
$54,604
$53,744
$52,884
$52,024
$51,165
$50,305
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Gemologist Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
Bachelor's Degree$54,354
High School Diploma or Less$54,604
Some College/ Associate Degree$56,406
Doctorate Degree$56,602
Master's Degree$56,764

Gemologist Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$57,801
$56,764
$55,727
$54,690
$53,653
$52,616
$51,579
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

Gemologist Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ gemologists. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most gemologists is the retail industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire gemologists.

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100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Gemologist Work In

Employees with the gemologist job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most gemologists prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Private

Public

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ gemologists. Those industries include retail, media and technology.

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Retail

Media

Technology

Non Profits

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