Brewer Salary

A sizeable majority of Brewers in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $13.37 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While some workers in this profession — about two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and around two in five have dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$25,171 - $55,818
(Median)
$25K
$36K
$56K
MEDIAN: $35,742
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$10.08 - $19.87
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$10
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,171 - $55,818  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,077  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,541 - $51,536  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.08 - $19.87  
   
Overtime
$16.89 - $29.38  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,077  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,541 - $51,536  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108

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Job Description for Brewer

Just as good restaurants need talented chefs and cooks, brewpubs and craft breweries require skilled brewers to help establish and/or maintain quality standards. Brewers may be employed at large, multinational beverage corporations, or they may work at smaller operations. Generally, no matter what their employer's size, the brewer oversees the creation of beer from start to finish and ensure it meets their employer's standards for quality and consistency.

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Brewer Tasks

  • Operate a milling machine, clean and sterilize the brew tanks, filtering equipment and carbonating machines.
  • Monitor the pH values, temperature and check the fermentation rate.
  • Check and select the malted barley or grain which will be used in the preparation of beer.
  • Perform regular repairs on the machinery.

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Experience Affects Brewer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
up arrow 35%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 41%