The average salary for a Head Brewer is $40,458 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Brewing and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

$29,616 - $59,792
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MEDIAN: $40,457
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$11.67 - $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,616 - $59,792  
   
Bonus
$244.68 - $4,122  
Profit Sharing
$11,100  
Total Pay (?
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$28,713 - $59,946  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.67 - $22.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.20  
Overtime
$16.50 - $33.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$244.68 - $4,122  
   
Profit Sharing
$11,100  
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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$28,713 - $59,946  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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Job Description for Head Brewer

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Head Brewer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Head Brewer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Head Brewer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Head Brewer Salaries

Brewing
up arrow 24%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 20%

Inventory Management
up arrow 9%

National Average
$39,000

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

Production Management
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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