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Winemaker Salary

The average pay for a Winemaker is $55,691 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$34,108 - $95,779
(Median)
$34K
$56K
$96K
MEDIAN: $55,690
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50%
90%

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$9.86 - $40.55
(Median)
$9
$17
$41
MEDIAN: $17.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,108 - $95,779  
   
Bonus
$39.73 - $14,866  
Profit Sharing
$1,474 - $5,087  
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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$30,337 - $100,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $40.55  
   
Overtime
$22.69 - $29.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$39.73 - $14,866  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,474 - $5,087  
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).
)
$30,337 - $100,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | 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

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

United States (change)

Experience Affects Winemaker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 40%
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