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JEWELER: You Can Create Art For A Living

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Kate is a jeweler and shop owner. She creates both everyday pieces and custom pieces for special events. She studied public health and social work in school and worked as a teacher, educator, and social worker for several years before deciding to dedicate her work to art.

Degree: Social Work - Public Health
Job Title: Jeweler/Boutique Owner
Employer: Self-Employed

Job Summary: Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Job Description

Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers design, manufacture, and sell jewelry. They also adjust, repair, and appraise gems and jewelry.

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Long-term on-the-job training

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$20,000 - $60,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
-10 to 0 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Part-time, Full-time, Flexible, Varies Widely
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Office, Remote, Indoor, Home
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Detail oriented, Creativity, Artistic, People skills, Hand-eye coordination, Likes working with hands

Educational Path

Education requirement
Education Requirement
High school degree
Recommended majors
Recommended Majors
Fine Arts
Metal Working
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m='20870'>extra</span> <span m='21180'>special.</span> </p><p><span m='22320'>I</span> <span m='22480'>usually</span> <span m='22880'>come</span> <span m='23120'>into</span> <span m='23610'>my</span> <span m='23960'>shop</span> <span m='24320'>a</span> <span m='24390'>little</span> <span m='24610'>bit</span> <span m='24820'>early</span> <span m='25320'>and</span> <span m='25450'>I</span> <span m='25520'>spend</span> <span m='25780'>the</span> <span m='25850'>morning</span> <span m='26130'>doing</span> <span m='26420'>a</span> <span m='26480'>little</span> <span m='26610'>bit</span> <span m='26740'>of</span> <span m='26810'>paperwork,</span> <span m='27470'>and</span> <span m='28160'>sometimes</span> <span m='28700'>working</span> <span m='29130'>on</span> <span m='29480'>my</span> <span m='29560'>bench</span> <span m='29890'>actually</span> <span m='30210'>making</span> <span m='30630'>jewelry.</span> <span m='31180'>And</span> <span m='31370'>then</span> <span m='31560'>about</span> <span m='31950'>noon</span> <span m='32210'>I</span> <span m='32340'>come</span> <span m='32549'>downstairs</span> <span m='32849'>and</span> <span m='33150'>I</span> <span m='33320'>open</span> <span m='33550'>up</span> <span m='33670'>the</span> <span m='33760'>door</span> <span m='34090'>and</span> <span m='34220'>customers</span> <span m='34700'>start</span> <span m='34810'>coming</span> <span m='35140'>in,</span> <span m='35250'>and</span> <span m='35400'>I</span> <span m='35500'>talk</span> <span m='35860'>to</span> <span m='35960'>them</span> <span m='36060'>about</span> <span m='36440'>things</span> <span m='36660'>that</span> <span m='36770'>they</span> <span m='36870'>might</span> <span m='37060'>want</span> <span m='37210'>to</span> <span m='37250'>buy.</span> </p><p><span m='38150'>So</span> <span m='38640'>my</span> <span m='38810'>degree</span> <span m='39210'>is</span> <span m='39310'>actually</span> <span m='39720'>in</span> <span m='39830'>public</span> <span 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