Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

General Information

Description

Design, fabricate, adjust, repair, or appraise jewelry, gold, silver, other precious metals, or gems.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit52.93%
  2. Self-employed43.78%
  3. Private, not for profit2.21%
  4. Federal government0.20%

Job Outlook

Employment of jewelers and precious stone and metal workers is projected to show little or no change from 2020 to 2030. Despite limited employment growth, about 3,800 openings for jewelers and precious stone and metal workers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Most of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$41,900

State-by-state Salary

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$68,020
$23,300
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Education

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Knowledge

  • Production and Processing
  • Mechanical
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Design
  • Chemistry
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