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Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers in South Dakota

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Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers in South Dakota

Is South Dakota a good place for you to work as a Jeweler, Precious Stone or Metal Worker?

-12% Jobs Projection
$35,370 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

While jobs for Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers in South Dakota are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers in South Dakota is expected to decrease.

  • Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers in South Dakota earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers Work in South Dakota?

In 2018, there were 120 Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers working in the state.

There were 110 Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers in SD Employment Trend

The typical state has 340 Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers working in it, which means South Dakota has fewer Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers than average.

Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers in SD vs. the Average State

Job Projections for South Dakota

Jobs for Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers in this state are declining at a rate of 12.5% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -6.6%.

Job Projections for Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers: Nation vs. SD

South Dakota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 140 total jobs in 2026 for Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,500 annual jobs and 35,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers Make in South Dakota?

In 2018 wages for Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers ranged from $23,490 to $56,420 with $35,370 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.29 to $27.13. The median hourly rate was $17.01.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $17.02 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.01.

The median salary in South Dakota is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers Earnings: SD vs. National Average

Top States for Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers Employment

View the list below to see where most Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 4,390 $43,290
California 3,520 $38,110
Texas 2,440 $38,200
Florida 1,260 $38,180
Illinois 760 $33,700
Michigan 750 $38,710
New Jersey 730 $56,880
Rhode Island 660 $38,280
Pennsylvania 660 $42,400
Ohio 640 $36,170
Massachusetts 520 $43,460
Arizona 520 $44,940
North Carolina 510 $38,210
Maryland 490 $54,630
Louisiana 460 $31,720
Washington 410 $39,010
Virginia 400 $50,470
Indiana 390 $40,170
Utah 390 $36,620
Georgia 380 $34,900

Below are the states where Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Kentucky $63,200
New Jersey $56,880
Wisconsin $54,720
Maryland $54,630
Virginia $50,470
Delaware $47,220
Kansas $45,580
New Hampshire $45,510
Maine $45,120
Connecticut $45,040

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