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Jeweler Average Salary in Antigua and Barbuda 2023

How much money does a person working as Jeweler make in Antigua and Barbuda?

Average Monthly Salary
3,440 XCD
( 41,300 XCD yearly)


A person working as Jeweler in Antigua and Barbuda typically earns around 3,440 XCD per month. Salaries range from 1,580 XCD (lowest) to 5,470 XCD (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 Antigua and Barbuda

Median and salary distribution Antigua and Barbuda Jeweler monthly
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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
3,260 XCD or more
10% of people earn
2,860 to 3,260 XCD
20% of people earn
1,970 XCD or less
65% of people earn
1,970 to 2,860 XCD
Minimum Salary
1,580 XCD
3,290 XCD
5,470 XCD

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

  • Salary Range, Minimum Wage, and Starting Salary

    Jeweler salaries in Antigua and Barbuda range from 1,580 XCD per month (starting salary) to 5,470 XCD 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 3,290 XCD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Jeweler(s) are earning less than 3,290 XCD while the other half are earning more than 3,290 XCD. 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 2,650 XCD while 75% of them are earning more than 2,650 XCD. Also from the diagram, 75% of Jeweler(s) are earning less than 3,790 XCD while 25% are earning more than 3,790 XCD.

  • 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 1,970 XCD to 2,860 XCD. Approximatly 20% fall under the 1,970 XCD cap. Ten percent of wages are from 2,860 XCD to 3,260 XCD. Only 5% of people grossed 3,260 XCD or more.

Jeweler Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Jeweler average salary change by experience in Antigua and Barbuda

0 - 2 Years
1,800 XCD
2 - 5 Years+34%
2,400 XCD
5 - 10 Years+48%
3,550 XCD
10 - 15 Years+22%
4,320 XCD
15 - 20 Years+9%
4,710 XCD
20+ Years+8%
5,100 XCD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Antigua and Barbuda 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 1,800 XCD per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 2,400 XCD 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 3,550 XCD 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 4,320 XCD 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 4,710 XCD 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 5,100 XCD 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 Antigua and Barbuda

High School
2,090 XCD
Certificate or Diploma+93%
4,030 XCD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salary comparison by education level monthly Antigua and Barbuda 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 2,090 XCD per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 4,030 XCD 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

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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 Antigua and Barbuda earn 16% less than their female counterparts on average.

3,140 XCD
3,740 XCD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Antigua and Barbuda for all Careers

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Jeweler Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Antigua and Barbuda

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


Jeweler(s) in Antigua and Barbuda are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 6% every 30 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Antigua and Barbuda Jeweler
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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.

Antigua and Barbuda / 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 Antigua and Barbuda is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2022

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Antigua and Barbuda 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 Antigua and Barbuda

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Antigua and Barbuda 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 Antigua and Barbuda

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

Average Salary 2019
2,980 XCD
Average Salary 2020+4%
3,090 XCD
Average Salary 2021+4%
3,200 XCD
Average Salary 2022+4%
3,320 XCD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Jeweler salaries in Antigua and Barbuda 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 Antigua and Barbuda

20 XCD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Antigua and Barbuda is 20 XCD. This means that the average Jeweler in Antigua and Barbuda earns approximately 20 XCD 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 Antigua and Barbuda is 9 XCD. 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

3,440 XCD
3,710 XCD
4,510 XCD
Average Salary
Average Salary
Fashion and Apparel
Average Salary
All Jobs

The average salary for Jeweler is 7% 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 Antigua and Barbuda
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Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Alterations Specialist1,900 XCD-45%
Barber1,830 XCD-47%
Bench Jeweler1,630 XCD-53%
Clothing and Textile Technologist4,230 XCD+23%
Cosmetology Educator4,710 XCD+37%
Diamond Setter2,010 XCD-42%
Fabric Manager4,720 XCD+37%
Fashion Design Manager7,430 XCD+120%
Fashion Merchandiser3,050 XCD-11%
Fashion Model4,050 XCD+18%
Freelance Fashion Stylist6,820 XCD+98%
Garment Technologist3,900 XCD+13%
Hairstylist2,110 XCD-39%
Jeweler3,440 XCD-0%
Jewelry Mold Maker2,420 XCD-30%
Jewelry Polisher1,530 XCD-56%
Jewelry Sales3,010 XCD-13%
Plating Manager4,950 XCD+44%
Product Development Manager8,620 XCD+150%
Sewing Machine Operator1,430 XCD-58%
Shoe Sales2,300 XCD-33%
Supply Chain Manager7,730 XCD+120%
Tailor / Fitter1,940 XCD-44%
Trend Forecaster4,450 XCD+29%
Visual Merchandising Coordinator3,220 XCD-6%
Visual Merchandising Projects Manager6,290 XCD+83%

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 Antigua and Barbuda earn 25% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
4,020 XCD
Public Sector+25%
5,010 XCD
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 Antigua and Barbuda?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 3,290 XCD and 3,790 XCD. 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 Antigua and Barbuda is ranges from 2,650 XCD to 3,790 XCD. 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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