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Gemologist Salary
in Salt Lake City, Utah

$46,929 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$817

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gemologist is $46,929 a year and $23 an hour in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. The average salary range for a Gemologist is between $34,469 and $57,290. 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 Salt Lake City, Utah.

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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 Salt Lake City, Utah, 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:
$54,403
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City Cost of Living Score:

Description: Salt Lake City (often shortened to Salt Lake and abbreviated as SLC) is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Utah, and county seat of Salt Lake County. With an estimated population of 190,884 in 2014, the city is the core of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, which has a population of 1,153,340 (2014 estimate). Salt Lake City is further situated within a larger metropolis known as the Salt Lake City–Ogden–Provo Combined Statistical Area, a corridor of contiguous urban and suburban development stretched along a 120-mile (190 km) segment of the Wasatch Front, comprising a population of...

Gemologist Job Listings for Salt Lake City, Utah

Traveling Jewelry Sales
Jun 7
Salt Lake, UT, 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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