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Winemaker Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Winemaker is $56,158 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
Winemaker Salary (?
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$34,110 - $98,514
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $56,158
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Winemaker Salary (?
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$10.85 - $40.55
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,110 - $98,514  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $12,723  
Profit Sharing
$1,950 - $5,057  
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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$30,754 - $104,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $40.55  
   
Overtime
$21.87 - $27.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $12,723  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,950 - $5,057  
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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$30,754 - $104,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Winemaker

  • Oversee storage and bottling, including temperatures and hygiene.
  • Conduct quality control and identify flavors and sources of flavors to recommend wines and improve production.
  • Control inventory and address shortages with creative solutions.
  • Oversee wine production, including when vintages are ready for sale.
  • Lead wine tastings and represent the organization at events.

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Pay by Experience Level for Winemaker

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Experience Affects Winemaker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%
Experienced
up arrow 20%
National Average
$55,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 38%