Gemologist

Gemologist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$64,000
$40,000
Min 10%
$64,000
Median 50%
$101,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
4.3 years
How much does a gemologist make?
The national average salary for a Gemologist in the United States is $64,186 per year or $30.86 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 61,000. The top 10 percent earn over $101,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $40,000 annually. The best states for high paying Gemologist jobs are New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York, and Maine. The typical tenure for a Gemologist is 4.3 years.
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Average Gemologist Salary By Location

Gemologists in the United States of America make on average $64,186 a year or $30.86 per hour. The city with the highest Gemologist salary is New York, NY at $71,286 per year. Not only that, New York, NY also has an average entry-level salary of $27,000. New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York, and Maine are the highest paying states. South Dakota, Wyoming, and North Dakota have the lowest Gemologist salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
New York, NY
New York, NY
$71,286
$71,286
2
2
Orange, TX
Orange, TX
$55,514
$55,514
3
3
Carlsbad, CA
Carlsbad, CA
$42,444
$42,444

Map of Gemologist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Gemologists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Gemologist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Gemologist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Western Woods Distributing, Inc.
Gemologist
08/31/2018
$34,445
Mathews Jewelers Corp.
Gemologist
03/06/2018
$31,305
Gemological Institute of America, Inc.
Research Stone Collection Gemologist
12/06/2017
$58,700
Gemological Institute of America (Gia)
Research Stone Collection Gemologist
08/23/2017
$58,700
Gemological Institute of America (Gia)
Research Stone Collection Gemologist
07/18/2017
$57,845
Gemological Institute of America, Inc.
Staff Gemologist
06/01/2017
$45,000
Sima G Ltd.
Gemologist
12/05/2016
$70,000
Gmologist
11/08/2016
$53,789
Gemological Institute of America (Gia)
Staff Gemologist
10/20/2016
$45,698
Gemological Institute of America (Gia)
Staff Gemologist
10/20/2016
$45,677
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