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Gemologist Salary
in Columbus, Ohio

$49,053 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$854

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gemologist is $49,053 a year and $24 an hour in Columbus, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Gemologist is between $36,029 and $59,883. 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 Columbus, Ohio.

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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 Columbus, Ohio, 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:
$56,865
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Columbus, Ohio

Columbus Cost of Living Score:

Description: Columbus ( kə-LUM-bəs) is the state capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. State of Ohio. With a population of 892,533 as of 2018 estimates, it is the 14th-most populous city in the United States and one of the fastest growing large cities in the nation. This makes Columbus the third-most populous state capital in the US (after Phoenix, Arizona and Austin, Texas) and the second-most populous city in the Midwest (after Chicago, Illinois). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses ten counties. With a population of 2,078,725, it is Ohio's second-largest metropolitan...

Gemologist Job Listings for Columbus, Ohio

Traveling Jewelry Sales
Jun 7
Columbus, OH, 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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