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Gemologist Salary
in Illinois, United States

$51,384 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$894

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gemologist is $51,384 a year and $25 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Gemologist is between $37,741 and $62,728. 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 Illinois, 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 Illinois, 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:
$59,568
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Gemologist Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Traveling Bench Jeweler
Jul 9
Chicago, IL, 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
May 9
Chicago, IL, 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 ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gemologist is $51,384 a year and $25 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Gemologist is between $37,741 and $62,728. 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 Illinois, United States.

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Gemologist Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Traveling Bench Jeweler
Jul 9
Chicago, IL, 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
May 9
Chicago, IL, 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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