Precious metal worker earnings by seniority

90th percentile

Top-level precious metal worker earnings begin at:

$29.47 per hour

$61,290 per year

75th percentile

Senior-level precious metal worker earnings begin at:

$25.03 per hour

$52,060 per year

50th percentile

Mid-level precious metal worker earnings begin at:

$22.70 per hour

$47,220 per year

25th percentile

Junior-level precious metal worker earnings begin at:

$20.37 per hour

$42,380 per year

10th percentile

Starting level precious metal worker earnings begin at:

$15.52 per hour

$32,280 per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Precious metal worker salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New Hampshire $57,370
Missouri $50,280
Michigan $49,010
California $48,810
Colorado $48,620
Nevada $48,400
Wisconsin $48,360
Arkansas $48,300
Massachusetts $48,260
Virginia $48,260
Maryland $48,070
New Jersey $47,950
New York $47,840
Connecticut $47,570
Mississippi $47,440
Pennsylvania $47,430
Indiana $47,370
Delaware $47,220
Maine $47,140
Washington $47,130
Ohio $46,640
Kentucky $46,590
Kansas $45,720
North Dakota $45,060
Florida $44,630
Minnesota $40,640
Oklahoma $40,020
Texas $39,300
Iowa $39,080
North Carolina $38,650
Alabama $38,370
Oregon $38,270
Vermont $38,050
Rhode Island $38,030
Hawaii $37,990
Tennessee $37,890
Idaho $37,800
Illinois $37,720
Montana $37,610
South Carolina $37,440
Georgia $36,750
Louisiana $36,750
South Dakota $36,750
Virgin Islands, U.S. $36,120
Alaska $34,890
Nebraska $32,120
New Mexico $30,470
Arizona $30,280
Utah $30,280
West Virginia $30,110
Puerto Rico $26,420

How do precious metal worker salaries compare to similar careers?

Precious metal workers earn about the same as related careers in Delaware. On average, they make less than non-destructive testing specialists but more than travel agents.

Career Median Salary
Non-Destructive testing specialist salary $50K
Graphic designer salary $46K
Real estate agent salary $44K
Private detective salary $45K
Firefighter salary $47K
Precious metal worker salary $47K
Art therapist salary $43K
Ambulance dispatcher salary $45K
Financial clerk salary $44K
Travel agent salary $41K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)