Design, fabricate, adjust, repair, or appraise jewelry, gold, silver, other precious metals, or gems. Includes diamond polishers and gem cutters, and persons who perform precision casting and modeling of molds, casting metal in molds, or setting precious and semi-precious stones for jewelry and related products.
- Diamond Grader
- Diamond Polisher
- Diamond Setter
- Gem Cutter
- Jewelry Repairer
In 2012, the average annual wage in California was $40,140.00 with most people making between $21,110.00 and $69,690.00
During 2010, this occupation employed approximately 4,200 people in California. It is projected that there will be 4,400 employed in 2020.
This occupation will have about 30 openings due to growth and about 100 replacement openings for approximately 130 total annual openings.