The average salary for a Head Brewer is $40,562 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 Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Brewing.

$29,599 - $59,906
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MEDIAN: $40,561
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$11.76 - $22.67
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,599 - $59,906  
   
Bonus
$125.50 - $4,500  
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$28,826 - $59,411  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.76 - $22.67  
   
Overtime
$16.50 - $33.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$125.50 - $4,500  
   
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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$28,826 - $59,411  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Job Description for Head Brewer

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Head Brewer

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

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Experience Affects Head Brewer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Head Brewer Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 19%

Brewing
up arrow 17%

Inventory Management
up arrow 8%

National Average
$39,000

Operations Management
up arrow 5%

Production Management
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 52%
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