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Jeweler Average Salary in Bangladesh 2023

How much money does a person working as Jeweler make in Bangladesh?

Average Monthly Salary
20,300 BDT
( 244,000 BDT yearly)


A person working as Jeweler in Bangladesh typically earns around 20,300 BDT per month. Salaries range from 9,350 BDT (lowest) to 32,300 BDT (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Jeweler salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Jeweler Pay Scale and Salaries in Bangladesh

Median and salary distribution Bangladesh Jeweler monthly
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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
19,300 BDT or more
10% of people earn
16,900 to 19,300 BDT
20% of people earn
11,600 BDT or less
65% of people earn
11,600 to 16,900 BDT
Minimum Salary
9,350 BDT
19,400 BDT
32,300 BDT

Median Salary, maximum and minimum salary, minimum wage, starting salary, and the salary range

  • Salary Range, Minimum Wage, and Starting Salary

    Jeweler salaries in Bangladesh range from 9,350 BDT per month (starting salary) to 32,300 BDT per month (maximum salary). This is not the minimum wage as per the law, only the lowest reported number in the salary survey that had thousands of participants and professionals from all over the country.

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 19,400 BDT per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Jeweler(s) are earning less than 19,400 BDT while the other half are earning more than 19,400 BDT. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles and Salary Scale

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Jeweler(s) are earning less than 15,700 BDT while 75% of them are earning more than 15,700 BDT. Also from the diagram, 75% of Jeweler(s) are earning less than 22,400 BDT while 25% are earning more than 22,400 BDT.

  • Pay Scale Structure

    We grouped the most common and recurring salaries into brackets to give more insight into what salary to expect. This method is more accurate than just the average salary and gives more insights on how salaries are actually distributed. Around 65% of all reported figures are in the range 11,600 BDT to 16,900 BDT. Approximatly 20% fall under the 11,600 BDT cap. Ten percent of wages are from 16,900 BDT to 19,300 BDT. Only 5% of people grossed 19,300 BDT or more.

Jeweler Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Jeweler average salary change by experience in Bangladesh

0 - 2 Years
10,600 BDT
2 - 5 Years+34%
14,200 BDT
5 - 10 Years+48%
20,900 BDT
10 - 15 Years+22%
25,500 BDT
15 - 20 Years+9%
27,800 BDT
20+ Years+8%
30,100 BDT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Bangladesh Jeweler
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Jeweler salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

Employees with less than two years of experience makes approximately 10,600 BDT per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 14,200 BDT per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 20,900 BDT per month, 48% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Jeweler whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 25,500 BDT per month, 22% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 27,800 BDT per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 30,100 BDT per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Jeweler Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Jeweler(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

Jeweler average salary difference by education level in Bangladesh

High School
12,300 BDT
Certificate or Diploma+93%
23,800 BDT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salary comparison by education level monthly Bangladesh Jeweler
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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Jeweler salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary is 12,300 BDT per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 23,800 BDT per month, 93% more than someone having a High School degree.

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Salary and Compensation Comparison By Gender - Jeweler

Salary comparison by gender Bangladesh Jeweler monthly
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Jeweler employees in Bangladesh earn 18% less than their female counterparts on average.

18,400 BDT
22,300 BDT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Bangladesh for all Careers

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Jeweler Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Bangladesh

How much are annual salary increments in Bangladesh for Jeweler(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?


Jeweler(s) in Bangladesh are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 7% every 29 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 5% granted to employees every 28 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Bangladesh / All Professions

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The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Bangladesh is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2022

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Bangladesh for the year 2022. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

World Average Annual Salary Increment
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Salary Packages and Schemes

Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.

Jeweler Bonus and Incentive Rates in Bangladesh

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Bangladesh Jeweler
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"Jeweler" is considered to be a moderate bonus-based job. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

59% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 41% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 2% to 7% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Jeweler Salary Trend and Forecast in Bangladesh

How are Jeweler salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2019
17,600 BDT
Average Salary 2020+4%
18,200 BDT
Average Salary 2021+4%
18,900 BDT
Average Salary 2022+4%
19,600 BDT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Jeweler salaries in Bangladesh are on the rise in the year 2023 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2022 are 4% higher than those of 2021. The trend suggests a slow yet continuous increase in pay in 2024 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.

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Jeweler Average Hourly Wage in Bangladesh

120 BDT per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Bangladesh is 120 BDT. This means that the average Jeweler in Bangladesh earns approximately 120 BDT for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

About The Hourly Pay Rate

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

What is the minimum hourly rate of pay?

The minimum pay rate per hour for 'Jeweler' in Bangladesh is 54 BDT. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.

Jeweler VS Other Jobs

20,300 BDT
21,400 BDT
26,000 BDT
Average Salary
Average Salary
Fashion and Apparel
Average Salary
All Jobs

The average salary for Jeweler is 5% less than that of Fashion and Apparel. Also, Fashion and Apparel salaries are 18% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison Between Jeweler and Fashion and Apparel monthly Bangladesh
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Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Alterations Specialist10,400 BDT-49%
Barber10,600 BDT-48%
Bench Jeweler8,940 BDT-56%
Clothing and Textile Technologist24,000 BDT+18%
Cosmetology Educator26,600 BDT+31%
Diamond Setter11,500 BDT-43%
Fabric Manager28,100 BDT+38%
Fashion Design Manager40,800 BDT+100%
Fashion Merchandiser16,800 BDT-17%
Fashion Model23,500 BDT+16%
Freelance Fashion Stylist39,900 BDT+96%
Garment Technologist21,500 BDT+6%
Hairstylist11,500 BDT-43%
Jeweler20,300 BDT-0%
Jewelry Mold Maker14,000 BDT-31%
Jewelry Polisher9,100 BDT-55%
Jewelry Sales16,400 BDT-19%
Plating Manager27,200 BDT+34%
Product Development Manager48,100 BDT+140%
Sewing Machine Operator7,900 BDT-61%
Shoe Sales12,900 BDT-37%
Supply Chain Manager42,200 BDT+110%
Tailor / Fitter10,900 BDT-46%
Trend Forecaster26,100 BDT+28%
Visual Merchandising Coordinator17,900 BDT-12%
Visual Merchandising Projects Manager36,500 BDT+80%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Barisal20,500 BDT
Bogra20,700 BDT
Chandpur18,300 BDT
Chittagong21,200 BDT
Coxs Bazar18,000 BDT
Dhaka22,200 BDT
Jamalpur19,000 BDT
Jessore19,300 BDT
Khulna20,100 BDT
Rajshahi22,100 BDT
St. Martin17,500 BDT
Sylhet19,600 BDT

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Bangladesh earn 25% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
23,200 BDT
Public Sector+25%
28,900 BDT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Statistics and Calculation Guide

What is considered to be a good and competitive salary for Jeweler in Bangladesh?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 19,400 BDT and 22,400 BDT. This is a very rough estimate and your experience and education will play a very huge part into your final earnings.

Gross Salary (before tax) and Net Salary (after tax)

All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salart after tax for every career.

Base / Basic Salary

The base salary for Jeweler in Bangladesh is ranges from 15,700 BDT to 22,400 BDT. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range in a grain of salt.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

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