Brewmaster Salary

The average pay for a Brewmaster is $46,680 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$30,072 - $94,272
MEDIAN: $46,680

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$30,072 - $94,272  
$99.33 - $25,569  
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$29,991 - $88,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Job Description for Brewmaster

Brewmasters generally work for brewing companies to make beer. They manage brewing operations, training workers on how to make high-quality beer that meets their employer's standards and conducting quality control to ensure beer is made in accordance with established ingredients and recipes. Additionally, brewmasters must make sure brewery equipment is clean and running properly, and they perform regular maintenance on the equipment. Other tasks performed by brewmasters include ordering ingredients and brewery supplies, conducting inventory control, supervising packaging and tracking expenses. They may instruct brewery workers, as well as file any necessary paperwork with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. At all times, brewmasters must follow Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and their own company’s safety rules and regulations.


Brewmaster Tasks

  • Oversee all areas of brewing.
  • Keep detailed notes and logs.
  • Research, develop and test new recipes.
  • Perform quality tests using pH meters, spectrophotometer, and other tools.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 34%