Jewel Gauger

Measure diameters of watch jewels and segregate jewels according to size.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Jewel Gaugers do?

Measures inside and outside diameters of watch jewels and segregates jewels according to size: Gauges inside diameter of jewel hole by slipping jewel on graduated, tapered needle. Places jewel in precision jaw gauge and measures its outside diameter. Segregates jewels according to size and rejects those jewels failing to meet tolerances as fine as 0.0001 inch. May measure hole size of jewel bearings, using go-not-go gauge. May be designated according to measurements made as Jewel-Diameter Gauger; Jewel-Hole Gauger.

Should I be a Jewel Gauger?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Jewel-Diameter Gauger, Jewel-Hole Gauger

    How to become a Jewel Gauger

    Most Jewel Gaugers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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