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Gemologist Salary
in Charleston, South Carolina

$45,943 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$799

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gemologist is $45,943 a year and $22 an hour in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Gemologist is between $33,745 and $56,087. 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 Charleston, South Carolina.

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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 Charleston, South Carolina, 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:
$53,261
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston Cost of Living Score:

Description: Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley, Cooper, and Wando rivers. Charleston had an estimated population of 136,208 in 2018. The estimated population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties, was 787...

Gemologist Job Listings for Charleston, South Carolina

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