Precious metal worker earnings by seniority

90th percentile

Top-level precious metal worker earnings begin at:

$35.71 per hour

$74,290 per year

75th percentile

Senior-level precious metal worker earnings begin at:

$28.55 per hour

$59,380 per year

50th percentile

Mid-level precious metal worker earnings begin at:

$22.77 per hour

$47,370 per year

25th percentile

Junior-level precious metal worker earnings begin at:

$17.90 per hour

$37,230 per year

10th percentile

Starting level precious metal worker earnings begin at:

$11.63 per hour

$24,190 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 Indiana. On average, they make less than machinists but more than photographers.

Career Median Salary
Machinist salary $48K
American sign language interpreter salary $47K
Graphic designer salary $47K
Camera operator salary $49K
Logging worker salary $49K
Precious metal worker salary $47K
Welder salary $47K
Family social worker salary $41K
Drill press operator salary $47K
Photographer salary $37K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)