We surveyed 124 gemologists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical gemologist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a gemologist?



Working as a gemologist typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a gemologist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a gemologist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a gemologist?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as a gemologist.