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Gemologist Salary
in California, United States

$55,163 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$960

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gemologist is $55,163 a year and $27 an hour in California, United States. The average salary range for a Gemologist is between $40,518 and $67,342. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Gemologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in California, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Inspects gemstones, such as diamonds, jade, sapphires, and rubies, to evaluate their genuineness, quality, and value, utilizing knowledge of gems and market valuations.
  • Examines gem surfaces and internal structure, using polariscope, refractometer, microscope, and other optical instruments, to differentiate between stones, and identify rare specimens.
  • Detects flaws, defects, or peculiarities affecting gem values.
Gemologist Job Prevalence in California, United States

Job family: Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Job family population: 25,710

Estimated population of Gemologist jobs: 164

Rate of error: 4.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$63,949
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About California, United States

California Cost of Living Score:

Description: California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County...

Gemologist Job Listings for California, United States

Traveling Bench Jeweler
Jun 7
San Diego, CA, USA
Dana Augustine Inc
Our in-house gemologist and diamond buyers are adept at selecting the highest quality diamonds and gemstones. They consistently secure the best pricing for you, our customers. Except for special ...
Traveling Bench Jeweler
Jun 7
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Dana Augustine Inc
Our in-house gemologist and diamond buyers are adept at selecting the highest quality diamonds and gemstones. They consistently secure the best pricing for you, our customers. Except for special ...
Traveling Jewelry Sales
Jun 7
San Diego, CA, USA
Dana Augustine Inc
Our in-house gemologist and diamond buyers are adept at selecting the highest quality diamonds and gemstones. They consistently secure the best pricing for you, our customers. Except for special ...
Traveling Jewelry Sales
Jun 7
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Dana Augustine Inc
Our in-house gemologist and diamond buyers are adept at selecting the highest quality diamonds and gemstones. They consistently secure the best pricing for you, our customers. Except for special ...
Traveling Bench Jeweler
Jun 7
San Francisco, CA, USA
Dana Augustine Inc
Our in-house gemologist and diamond buyers are adept at selecting the highest quality diamonds and gemstones. They consistently secure the best pricing for you, our customers. Except for special ...
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